Christopher Nkunku

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Christopher Nkunku
Personal information
Full name Christopher Alan Nkunku[1]
Date of birth (1997-11-14) 14 November 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Lagny-sur-Marne, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain
Number 24
Youth career
2003–2009 AS Marolles
2009–2010 RCP Fontainebleau
2010–2015 Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Paris Saint-Germain B 27 (5)
2015– Paris Saint-Germain 47 (6)
National team
2012 France U16 3 (0)
2016 France U19 3 (0)
2016–2017 France U20 12 (0)
2018– France U21 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:09, 13 February 2019 (UTC)~
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2018

Christopher Alan Nkunku (born 14 November 1997) is a French professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Paris Saint-Germain F.C..

Career[edit]

Nkunku made his professional debut on 8 December 2015 in the UEFA Champions League against Shakhtar Donetsk replacing Lucas Moura after 87 minutes in a 2–0 home win.[3]

He scored his first professional goal in a 7–0 home win against Bastia in the Coupe de France on 7 January 2017.

International career[edit]

Nkunku was born in France and is of DR Congolese descent.[4][5] He is a youth international for France.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 9 February 2019[6]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Others Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Paris Saint-Germain 2015–16 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
2016–17 8 1 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 16 2
2017–18 20 4 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 27 5
2018–19 14 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 19 2
Career total 47 6 10 2 7 0 2 0 2 1 68 9

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain CFA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.psg.fr/fr/Association/4010013/Fiche-Joueur/3114/Nkunku-Christopher
  3. ^ "PSG vs. Shakhtar Donetsk - 8 December 2015 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  4. ^ http://www.madeinfoot.com/infos/article-selection-ces-jeunes-pousses-du-psg-qui-ont-snobe-la-rd-congo-111018.html
  5. ^ http://actualitesdesleopards-rdc.footeo.com/actualite/2015/11/09/christo-nkunku-jouer-pour-la-r-d-congo-pourquoi-pas.html
  6. ^ "France - C. Nkunku - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  7. ^ "PSG clinch Ligue 1 title by thrashing Monaco".
  8. ^ Christopher Nkunku at Soccerway. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  9. ^ "PSG thrash Monaco to win French Super Cup as Neymar plays 15 minutes". ESPN. Retrieved 4 August 2018.

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