From a sales background, Ali has been a licensed agent and Intermediary for over 10 years He has vast knowledge, and pedigree in negotiating deals at the highest level and brokering high profile, and importantly difficult deals. He works with elite, scouting and sourcing talent and helping them obtain the players they want. His experience will be invaluable in the final stage of the algorithm in this exciting project.
Nicola is a former professional football player who retired in 2014. He subsequently started working as a Scout for Pavia Calcio. Nicola also served as Assistant Coach for Birmingham City F.C. U23 and Match Analyst for Manager Gianfranco Zola. Nicola joined Epic Elite as International Scout 2 years ago.
As licensed sports journalist, Valerio developed his career writing for several local and national sports magazines, websites and radio stations, focused on football for 10 years. He joined epic elite 3 years ago and he is in charge of research, data management / analysis and coordinating our scouting team.
From Milan, graduated with highest honours in International Science and European institution. Involved in football as player in Italian lower leagues and as international scout. He takes care of the areas of south of France, north of Italy, Belgium and Netherlands for Epic Sports.
In a distinguished playing career Jordi made over 150 appearances in La Liga for Espanyol and Aletico Madrid and won three caps for Spain. Following his retirement Jordi worked as sporting director at Espanyol in 2012 to 2016 helping the Catalan club bring in players such as Pau Lopez, Joan Jordan, Eric Bailly, Aaron Martin Caricol and Marc Roca.
Artur has worked with some of the biggest football players during the last 30 years. He represented his brother, Portugal icon Paulo Futre, throughout his career, and he has helped discover the likes of such top class players such as Mario Rui (Napoli), Joao Mario (Lokomotiv Moscow), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Ricardo and Andre Horta (Sporting Braga), Tobias Figueiredo (Nottingham Forrest) and up and coming young talents like Ricardo Esgaio (Sporting Braga), Eduardo Quaresma and Youssef Chermiti (Sporting CP).