Chelsea has made an official announcement regarding the signing of Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig. The French international, aged 25. Has agreed to a six-year contract starting on July 1 and will be part of the team for the upcoming 2023/24 season.
Expressing his delight, Nkunku shared his excitement about joining Chelsea. He mentioned that significant efforts were made to bring him to the club. And he is eagerly looking forward to meeting his new coach, teammates, and showcasing his abilities on the pitch to the Chelsea supporters.
With this move, Nkunku is eager to explore new opportunities in the highly competitive Premier League.
Christopher Nkunku, who has previously played in Ligue 1 and the Bundesliga, expressed his desire to now experience the Premier League. Widely regarded as one of the strongest leagues worldwide. He eagerly awaits the challenge and is proud to don the Chelsea shirt.
Chelsea’s co-sporting directors, Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley, share the same enthusiasm about Nkunku’s arrival. They emphasize his exceptional performances as an attacking player in European football over the past two seasons and believe he will bring quality, creativity, and versatility to the squad. Having showcased his abilities at RB Leipzig and for the French national team, they are excited for him to integrate with his new teammates ahead of the upcoming season.
Chelsea and Nkunku
Nkunku began his professional career at Paris Saint-Germain after graduating from the esteemed French national football academy at Clairefontaine. He enjoyed success with PSG, winning three Ligue 1 titles and two Coupe de France trophies, before making his move to RB Leipzig in 2019.
During his time in Germany, Nkunku had a remarkable 2021/22 season. Scoring 35 goals across various competitions. His impressive performances earned him accolades such as Bundesliga Player of the Season and German PFA Player of the Season. Additionally, he played a vital role in Leipzig’s triumph in the DFB-Pokal.
Moreover, In the most recent season, Nkunku, known for his versatility as an attacker. Contributed an additional 23 goals to his overall tally. His impressive performances played a significant role in helping RB Leipzig secure a commendable third-place finish in the Bundesliga. Furthermore, he was instrumental in their successful defense of the DFB-Pokal title.
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