After a tumultuous few weeks, T1 and Kim “Canna” Chang-dong have go their own way, ended a short time contract disputes middle League of Legends teams and players.
The top laner, who has taken up the starting role for the better part of the year, signed a two-year contract with T1 in 2020 and will renegotiate his salary next season.
An oral agreement between Canna and former T1 COO, John Kim, Who died on July 16, it was promised that if both sides failed to reach an agreement on wages, the player would be released from the team as a free agent.
Canna had hoped to stay with the team until 2022, but T1 be reported declared the player requested transfers “at least three times” during the year, hampering his chances of staying in the team.
This is a “communication error”, by Canna’s agent, which eventually resulted in the player being unjustly removed from the roster.
T1 general manager Choi “Polt” Seong-hun commented on the statements during a press conference on November 22.
“According to the agency, they said we would release Canna as a free agent if we didn’t come to a settlement over his salary, but the initial terms were a mutual agreement.” Polt said. “If we don’t have a mutual agreement, the organization has the right to decide and implement.”
“Although I have not heard the full details, I would like to let everyone know that one of the teams that we are negotiating over the transfer of Canna has made the best options for him,” said Polt. added.
What’s next for Canna remains to be seen, but according to a statement from T1, he will “continue his professional gamer career on another team”.
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