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Chelsea confirm signing of Nkunku

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Chelsea have officially confirmed the signing of Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig.
Christopher Nkunku.
Christopher Nkunku.Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0
An open secret has been confirmed, as Chelsea have officially announced the signing of Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig.

The 25-year-old forward has agreed a six-year contract with the English Premier League side.

"I am incredibly happy to be joining Chelsea. A big effort was made to bring me to the club and I am looking forward to meeting my new coach and teammates and showing the Chelsea supporters what I can do on the pitch," Nkunku is quoted as saying by Chelsea.

"Having played in Ligue 1 and the Bundesliga, I now want to play in the Premier League, one of the strongest leagues in the world. I am very excited for this challenge and will be proud to wear the Chelsea shirt."

Nkunku spent four seasons at RB Leipzig, making 172 appearances with 70 goals and 56 assists to his name.

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