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Southampton lose performance analyst to New York Red Bulls

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has lost another member of his backroom staff. analyst

Two months after assistant manager Danny Rohl joined Bayern Munich, head of performance analysis Natasha Patel has left for the New York Red Bulls.

Patel had spent eight years with Saints, having joined as an academy analyst in 2011.

At New York Red Bulls, the squad includes Saints loanee Josh Sims and ex-Saint Bradley Wright-Phillips.

A statement on the club's website says “Patel will oversee and expand the club's use of analytics in areas including opponent scouting, game preparation and player evaluations from the Red Bulls First Team down through Red Bulls Academy."

Patel said: “I am extremely delighted to join the New York Red Bulls family. A club with strong values and a clear vision to develop players and continue to be successful in MLS."

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