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 this season, the player with the shirt number 18 has scored five goals and takes fourth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Yussuf Poulsen and Emil Forsberg. With 13 assists, the 22-year-old presently has the third-most in the league together with Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund). With 53 shots taken so far, the 1.75m-tall midfielder has had the third-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the eighth-most in the league along with Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), Patrick Herrmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Denis Zakaria (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), Karim Bellarabi (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin), Valon Berisha (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Milot Rashica (SV Werder Bremen), Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen) and Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln). With 72 passes to a shot, Christopher Nkunku currently has the fifth-most in the league. In 21 of the previous 32 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 32 games, he won 16 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for 11 games.
Christopher Nkunku played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). Playing for RB Leipzig, he won against FC Augsburg 2-1. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 16 minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, he had 17 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Christopher Nkunku had 10 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win four. He covered a distance of 2.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Christopher Nkunku has played 32 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 16. 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 five balls in the net.