PSG loses the fourth best player in Europe

PSG loses the fourth best player in Europe

Christopher Nkunku left PSG in 2019 and since then he has not stopped growing sportingly. The 24-year-old French attacking midfielder has just capped off the best season of his career with some remarkable stats.

In the Bundesliga he has scored 20 goals and has given 13 assists, after playing all 34 games. In all competitions, Nkunku has 34 goals and 16 assists. Figures that have led him to be considered the fourth most decisive player in Europe behind Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappé and Robert Lewandowski.

had been curiously forgotten from the list of nominees for the trophy for the best French player abroad, whose ceremony took place on Sunday night and was won by Karim Benzema. But he was honored in Germany.

Photo by Nkunku

Nkunku has been voted the best player of the 2021-2022 Bundesliga season by the German Professional Players Union, ahead of Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) and Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund). This season he had won the player of the month trophy four times. A record.

If it shone individually, his performances also benefited his club, RB Leipzig, which finished 4th in the Bundesliga and thus secured their ticket to the 2022-23 Champions League. They will have a chance to win another trophy when RB Leipzig play in the German Cup final on Saturday against Freiburg.

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The next few weeks will also be important for the rest of his career. He has a contract with Leipzig until June 30, 2024but he is a player coveted by the greats. The World Cup in Qatar is also in his sights. Didier Deschamps summoned him for the first time during the two friendlies in March. He played 75 minutes against the Ivory Coast and two against South Africa.


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