Christopher Nkunku will be heading to Stamford in 2023
According to a tweet by Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea is coming closer to reaching a deal for the transfer of Christopher Nkunku in the summer of 2023. The move would take place at that time. The French striker had already passed his physical assessment to play for the Blues by the time September came to a close.
The beginning of a new phase in Christopher Nkunku’s professional life has been revealed. The striker, who is 25 years old made a splash in the Bundesliga after moving from PSG to RB Leipzig in the summer of 2019. According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea is now close to a full agreement for the transfer of the French international.
It has been revealed how much Chelsea will pay RB Leipzig for the transfer of striker Christopher Nkunku. The 25-year-old striker of RB Leipzig and the French national team player has already passed a medical test for the London club. Chelsea has an agreement to pay more than 60 million euros for Nkunku.
The Premier League club and the player have agreed on a long-term contract that will be in effect from June 2023. It remains only to sign the documents.
Christopher scored 12 goals in 15 Bundesliga appearances this season and is missing the 2022 World Cup due to injury. Nkunku was not able to make it to the World Cup after he was injured in training in a tackle with Eduardo Camavinga. The French forward injured his outer knee ligament.
RB Leipzig should recover more than 60 million euros in this deal, the player is expected to be committed under this new contract until 2026. The international football player from France will have a long walk ahead of him at Chelsea, which was recently purchased by the American entrepreneur Todd Boehly.