Rumors: ENCE to sign Endpoint's player to replace Spinx

ENCE are close to executing a deal with Endpoint on the transfer of Guy "Nertz" Iluz, reports. The 23-year-old Israeli esports athlete is expected to replace his compatriot Lotan "Spinx" Giladi, who is rumored to continue his career with Vitality.

The journalists learned that Nertz is already training with ENCE. The European team's praccs also include Alvaro "SunPayus" Garcia – another potential newcomer to the team, whose signing will be announced shortly.

According to, and as also reported by, Iluz was not the only candidate to replace Spinx. ENCE also explored the possibility of acquiring Laurențiu "lauNX" Țârlea, but Sprout declined the transfer offer.

Nertz has been a part of Endpoint since the end of 2021. All this time, the team played mainly at the tier 2 scene and never managed to make it to a big international tournament.

ENCE have a few weeks to complete their lineup ahead of the new season, which Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer and company will start on September 14 at ESL Pro League Season 16. The team will compete in Group C, where its opponents will be Heroic, Astralis, MOUZ, Complexity and HEET.

If the journalists' information is confirmed, the renewed ENCE's lineup will look as follows:

 Marco "⁠Snappi⁠" Pfeiffer
 Pavle "⁠Maden⁠" Bošković
 Paweł "⁠dycha⁠" Dycha
 Alvaro "SunPayus" Garcia
 Guy "Nertz" Iluz