Best player in the Bundesliga, Nkunku renews with RB Leipzig until 2026



or RB Leipzig announced on Thursday the renewal of Christopher Nkunku’s contract. Voted best player of the last German championshipthe French striker has signed a new contract with the club until June 2026.

“I am happy to continue wearing the RB Leipzig jersey. After our great success in the German Cup, it was clear that my story here was not over yet, we want more. I was really impressed by the club’s effort to hold back. , so a heartfelt thanks to all those responsible for trust “, declared the 24-year-old athlete.

“RB Leipzig have stood out on the international stage in recent years and have proven many times that they can compete for the titles. We want to take advantage of that to move forward and take it one step further,” he added.

The last season was the best of Nkunku’s career. Main name of the German team, he played 50 games, scored 35 goals and 19 assists. With him excellent performance of him, he was elected best player in the German league, ahead of star Robert Lewandowski, by the Bayern Monaco.

With Nkunku in charge, Leipzig have reached the 4th position of the Bundesliga and, therefore, will play in the next Champions League. Also in the national team, Domenico Tedesco’s team won, for the first time, the German Cup against Freiburg. In the Europa League he was eliminated in the semifinals by Rangers, from Scotland.

Source: Terra

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