Christopher Nkunku (24 years old) has decided extend your contract with the RB Leipzig. The French striker is on the agenda of the most powerful clubs on the old continent, however he has preferred renew for two more yearsso he will remain in the German club until 2026.
It has a termination clause
The movement, yes, carries a consideration: Nkunku will now have a release clause estimated at 60 million euros, a fact for nothing minor. Thus, the clubs that want him already know the rate to satisfy, more or less what Leipzig asked for this summer when the clubs knocked on the door for the Frenchman.
Nkunku has been linked this summer with several teams, among which was Real Madrid. However, the reluctance of the German club to negotiate and their high demands have pushed away one by one the suitors for the French winger.
The Frenchman has played a total of 50 matches this season, scoring 35 targets and handing out 19 assistssome dazzling records that have earned him to be chosen player of the season in the Bundesliga.
«I am happy to continue wearing the RB Leipzig shirt. After the great success in the DFB Cup, it was clear: my path does not end here, we want more!» Said the player after the announcement of his renewal.
«I was very impressed with how the club looked after me. So a big thank you to everyone responsible for the trust and especially Oliver Mintzlaff, with whom I was always in close contact. RB Leipzig has made a name for itself internationally in recent years and «He has repeatedly confirmed that we can play for titles. In the future we want to build on this and go one step further.»
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