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
In this season, Christopher Nkunku has scored three goals for his team and is therefore the third-best scorer of his squad. With four assists, he currently has the fifth-most in the league together with Yussuf Poulsen, Timo Werner, Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach) and László Benes (Borussia Mönchengladbach). So far, Christopher Nkunku has taken 13 shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Yussuf Poulsen, third place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Up to now, Christopher Nkunku has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the fourth-most in the league along with Jhon Cordoba (1. FC Köln), Sebastian Rudy (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Sargis Adamyan (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Marvin Friedrich (1. FC Union Berlin), Marko Grujic (Hertha BSC), Davie Selke (Hertha BSC), Javairo Dilrosun (Hertha BSC), Yussuf Poulsen, Matheus Cunha, Marcel Sabitzer, Marcel Halstenberg, Uwe Hünemeier (SC Paderborn 07), Kai Pröger (SC Paderborn 07), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Amine Harit (FC Schalke 04), Salif Sané (FC Schalke 04), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) and Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04). Until now, the 21-year-old has been responsible for 13 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. In four of the previous 10 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 10 games, he won 5 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for six games.
The 1.75m-tall midfielder played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for RB Leipzig, he won against Hertha BSC 4-2. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 17 minutes in this game. Christopher Nkunku shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had 17 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had nine tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win five. Christopher Nkunku covered a distance of 2.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of five sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The player with the shirt number 18 has played 10 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won five. 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 three balls in the net.