Christopher Nkunku: New French WonderKid

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Christopher Nkunku is a French Under -21 player who has made his move official to RB Leipzig from PSG. The deal has been made for a price of 15 million euros and for a time period of 5 years. Nkunku will be rejoining his former teammate Jean Kevin Augustin at the red bull club. Nkunku is a product of the PSG Football Academy and got promoted to the first team in 2015 under the coach Laurent Blanc. He was awarded his first appearance in the December of 2015 when he played in a Champions League game against Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Christopher Nkunku

Despite being in a team which is full of attacking options such as Neymar and Julian Mbappe the under 21 has still managed to have over 70 appearances, he has 3 goals and 2 assists in the league. Nkunku has been an integral part of the Paris Saint Germain bench and was a reliable back up in case the French team got plagued by injuries.

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Christopher Nkunku is primarily a winger but he excelled more as a midfielder, he has good to find spaces and thread key balls, when needed he also has the talent to beat his man with quick dribbling. Nkunku idolizes M. Verrati and it is clear to see why he himself has played and learned under him and is fascinated by the ability of how Veratti is able to assess the game. At 21 years of age it is the right call for Nkunku to challenge himself in new country, new league and overall new environment. At a team like Leipzig he will be awarded a lot of game time under the new manager Julian Nagellsman, he is likely going to play in a 4 man midfield with him being in the centre.

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Christopher Nkunku has the ability to become one of the stars of Bundesliga which will further help him to improve his level and get into an even better club. Bundesliga has time and again proved that it is the best league for young talent and Nkunku is just another addition to the long list of players like Gnabry,Dembele,Sane who have laid down the path for him.

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