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Brazilian Football Club Grêmio joins TransferLab

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LCP's Football Analytics team are delighted to announce that Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, one of Brazil's most esteemed and successful football teams, are the latest client to sign up to use our flagship scouting platform, TransferLab. TransferLab is a cutting–edge software solution developed and run in a unique collaboration between LCP and leading football analytics company Analytics FC.

Grêmio have been World Champions once, won the Copa Libertadores three times, Copa do Brasil five times and the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A twice. The club also has a track record of producing exceptional footballers such as Anderson, Arthur, Lucas Leiva, Everaldo, Émerson, and current coach Renato Gaucho, while they have also fielded such legends of the game as Ronaldinho.

This partnership reflects the club's commitment to innovation and staying ahead in the highly competitive football landscape.

As a TransferLab client, Grêmio will be able to leverage the power of advanced analytics and data-driven insights to streamline their workflow and gain a competitive advantage in player recruitment, tactical analysis, and performance optimisation in the tightly-contested Série A. This development marks a significant step in Grêmio’s commitment to revolutionising football operations through data and analytics.

Bart Huby, Head of Football Analytics at LCP, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with such an important and historic club in Brazil. At LCP, we are driven by a desire to drive good decision-making and mitigate risk by using data intelligently. Football, like the other sectors in which LCP works, can benefit enormously from this approach, and we are very excited to be working with Grêmio as they seek to leverage our platforms and expertise in their processes.”

Marcelo Rudolph, Football Supervisor at Grêmio, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “We are delighted to work with Analytics FC and their remarkable TransferLab platform. The quality and approach of Analytics FC impressed us immediately. By incorporating TransferLab into our processes, we aim to enhance the depth and precision of our decision-making, ensuring that we make informed choices in the player market.”

Jeremy Steele, CEO of Analytics FC, added, “Grêmio's passion for success aligns perfectly with our mission to provide cutting-edge data tools and expertise to forward-thinking clubs. We are excited to collaborate with Grêmio and contribute to their domestic and international ambitions.”

This partnership was made possible through Analytics FC’s Latin American and Iberian sales partners, Saravá. Saravá has been instrumental in introducing its services to numerous clubs, federations, agencies, and academies across the Latin American football markets.

TransferLab uses event data from over 100 men’s and 24 women’s leagues from around the world, covering around 100,000 male and 15,000 female players. It uses advanced analytics to assess each player’s past performance and help predict their future performance. 

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