OG to sign degster - Report
The move would result in Mateusz "mantuu" Wilczewski being moved to the bench.
Russian AWPer Abdul "degster" Gasanov is set to join OG according to reports published by 1pv.fr and Dexerto. The 20-year-old impressed in his brief stint with the team back in June at BLAST Premier Spring Final, and now his presence in the squad will be made permanent.
The arrival of the new sniper means that mantuu will be moved to the bench after more than two years on the starting lineup, meaning none of the original OG members from the organization's entry into CS:GO in 2019 will be part of the squad.
degster left the starting Spirit lineup shortly after the team's campaign at the PGL Antwerp Major which saw them finish in the top four of the event. The player explained that his decision stemmed from reservations about the organization's desire to relocate its squad to Serbia, while the team also pointed to differences in philosophy.
degster attended BLAST Premier Spring Final with OG as mantuu was ruled out due to illness. The Russian impressed with the European squad in Portugal, accumulating a 1.16 rating during the team's run to the semi-final. In contrast, mantuu currently records a 1.08 rating at LAN in 2022.
The Polish-British AWPer was part of the inaugural OG lineup announced in late 2019 and he initially impressed with his performances in the first few months. Following several changes in the squad in 2022, OG decided that it was time to part ways with the 24-year-old ahead of the summer player break.
The reported OG lineup is:
Casper "ruggah" Due (coach)