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 current season, Christopher Nkunku has scored six goals for his team and is therefore the third-best scorer of his squad. He has been responsible for five assists so far and with this has fought his way to 24th place in the statistics of his club. With 51 shots taken so far, he has had the third-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. With 60 passes to a shot, the player with the shirt number 18 currently occupies fifth place in the league statistics together with Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München). In 18 of the previous 26 games of the season, Christopher Nkunku was in the starting line-up. Of these 26 games, he won 16 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for eight games.
Christopher Nkunku presently ranks as one of the best crossers in the Bundesliga: he has played 112 crosses into the penalty area of his opponent this season and hence he is presently the 10th-best crosser.
Christopher Nkunku played his last game on the 31st matchday of the 2020/21 season (25 April 2021). He was victorious over VfB Stuttgart while playing for RB Leipzig with a score of 2-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 65 minutes. Christopher Nkunku shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, he had 48 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 24 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Christopher Nkunku was able to win 13. He covered a distance of 7.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 15 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The 1.75m-tall midfielder has played 58 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 32. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, the 23-year-old has put a total of 11 balls in the net.