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Christopher
Nkunku
Midfielder

Christopher Alan Nkunku | Playerprofile

Name
Christopher Alan Nkunku
Nationality
French fr, Congolese cd
Birthday
14.11.1997
Age
23 years
Height
175 cm
Birthplace
France
3 days ago

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 2021/22

With 13 shots taken in total, the 1.75m-tall midfielder has guaranteed himself, along with Lars Stindl (Borussia M'gladbach) and Fabian Klos (Arminia Bielefeld), the eighth place ranking in the league. Up to now, the player with the shirt number 18 has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the fourth-most in the league along with Dickson Abiama (SpVgg Greuther Fürth), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Augsburg), Jonas Hofmann (Borussia M'gladbach), Denis Zakaria (Borussia M'gladbach), Jae-sung Lee (1. FSV Mainz 05), Andrej Kramaric (TSG Hoffenheim), Robert Skov (TSG Hoffenheim), Anthony Modeste (1. FC Köln), Mark Uth (1. FC Köln), Ondrej Duda (1. FC Köln), Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Max Kruse (1. FC Union Berlin), Marvin Friedrich (1. FC Union Berlin), Andreas Voglsammer (1. FC Union Berlin), Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg), Ridle Baku (VfL Wolfsburg), Maxence Lacroix (VfL Wolfsburg) and Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt). With 11 passes to a shot, the 23-year-old currently occupies third place in the league statistics together with Alessandro Schöpf (Arminia Bielefeld) and Borna Sosa (VfB Stuttgart). Christopher Nkunku was in the starting line-up in all previous five games of the season. Of these, he won one game with his club.

Christopher Nkunku has suffered 11 fouls so far and shares third place in the league-wide statistics for this category with Julian Green (SpVgg Greuther Fürth), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Augsburg), Jean-Paul Boëtius (1. FSV Mainz 05), Wataru Endo (VfB Stuttgart), Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund) and Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg). Christopher Nkunku is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 158 (rank 3). His maximum speed is currently 35.54 km/h, securing him fifth place in the league statistics.

Last game

Christopher Nkunku played his last game on the fifth matchday of the 2021/22 season (18 September 2021). Playing for RB Leipzig, he played against 1. FC Köln and tied with 1-1. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. Christopher Nkunku shot at the opponent's goal a total of five times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 47 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 21 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Christopher Nkunku was able to win 11. He covered a distance of 10 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 31 sprints.

Bundesliga career and records

Christopher Nkunku has played 65 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 33. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, Christopher Nkunku has put a total of 11 balls in the net.