Leicester City have appointed Dr. Mladen Sormaz as Head of Football Analytics.

The experienced data scientist arrives at King Power Stadium from Huddersfield Town, where he worked as a First Team Data Analyst. He also works as a Data Scientist for renowned sports media and technology website Football Whispers.

Sormaz has a Masters degree and a PhD, both in Cognitive Neuroscience, from the University of York and begins work with Leicester City tomorrow (April 29).

“What a win, what an atmosphere, what a club,” Sormaz wrote on Twitter after the Foxes’ 3-0 victory against Arsenal. “Can’t wait to get started tomorrow as Head of Football Analytics @LCFC”

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