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 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the 1.75m-tall midfielder has scored one goal and takes fifth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Dayot Upamecano, Willi Orban, Marcel Halstenberg, Amadou Haidara and Ibrahima Konaté. With one assist, Christopher Nkunku presently has the second-most in his team along with Emil Forsberg, Yussuf Poulsen, Lazar Samardžic, Marcel Halstenberg, Nordi Mukiele, Angeliño and Alexander Sørloth. So far, Christopher Nkunku has taken 13 shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Emil Forsberg, fifth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. With 24 passes to a shot, Christopher Nkunku currently has the third-most in the league. In five of the previous nine games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 6 with his club. Additionally, the 23-year-old was substituted in for four games.
So far, the player with the shirt number 18 has played 40 crosses and therefore ensured himself, along with Vincenzo Grifo (Sport-Club Freiburg), sixth place in the league ranking.
Christopher Nkunku played his last game on the ninth matchday of the 2020/21 season (28 November 2020). He was victorious over Arminia Bielefeld while playing for RB Leipzig with a score of 2-1. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 45 minutes in this game. In doing so, Christopher Nkunku scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had 32 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 15 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. Christopher Nkunku covered a distance of 5.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 19 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Christopher Nkunku has played 41 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 22. 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 six balls in the net.