Bote Ridle Nzuzi Baku | Playerprofile
Ridle Baku was born on 8 April 1998 in Mainz and plays for VfL Wolfsburg. He played for 1. FSV Mainz 05 from 2007-2020 and has played for VfL Wolfsburg since 2020.
Current season 2020/21
In the current season, Ridle Baku has scored two goals and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Maximilian Arnold and Josip Brekalo. With one assist, the player with the shirt number 20 presently has the sixth-most in his team along with Joao Victor, Maxence Lacroix, Jérôme Roussillon, Wout Weghorst, Josip Brekalo, Xaver Schlager and Kevin Mbabu. In 15 of the previous 16 games of the season, the 22-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these 16 games, he won 6 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
Ridle Baku is in sixth place in his team's internal ranking for both pass success rate (78.85 per cent) and tackle success rate (47.04 per cent). He is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 477 (rank 2).
Ridle Baku played his last game on the 16th matchday of the 2020/21 season (16 January 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he played against RB Leipzig and tied with 2-2. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 69 minutes. In terms of total touches, Ridle Baku had 38 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 33 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 12. The 1.76m-tall midfielder was additionally able to make 16 successful passes. He covered a distance of 8.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 20 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Ridle Baku has played 64 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 21. He has netted five goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, Ridle Baku has completed 14 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of two goals.
So far, Ridle Baku has played one international match for Germany.