Christopher Nkunku | Playerprofile
Christopher Nkunku was born on 14 November 1997 in Lagny-sur-Marne and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for AS Marolles from 2003-2009, for RCP Fontainebleau from 2009-2010, for Paris Saint-Germain FC from 2010-2019 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2019.
Current season 2019/20
The 1.75m-tall midfielder occupies the fifth ranking on the scoring chart of his squad with four goals for his present club. With 12 assists, he takes third place league-wide in the ranking for this category. With 40 shots taken so far, he has had the third-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. With a total of 62 passes to a shot, the 22-year-old presently leads the league. In 15 of the previous 23 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 23 games, he won 12 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for eight games.
The player with the shirt number 18 played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 March 2020). Playing for RB Leipzig, he played against VfL Wolfsburg and tied with 0-0. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of three times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, Christopher Nkunku had 90 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 38 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in his club during this game. Of these, he was able to win 20 – no other player in his club was as successful. He covered a distance of 11.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Christopher Nkunku had a total of 23 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Christopher Nkunku has played 23 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 12. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, he has put a total of four balls in the net.