Christopher Nkunku close to joining Chelsea in summer move
Chelsea

Christopher Nkunku close to joining Chelsea in summer move

Christopher Nkunku, one of the brightest talents in European soccer, appears to be on his way to Stamford Bridge and Chelsea. The current RB Leipzig forward would join the English side in the summer of 2023. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports that Chelsea is dropping around $60 million for the French player. However, this is […]

Chelsea

/ 11 days ago

Christopher Nkunku close to joining Chelsea in summer move

Christopher Nkunku, one of the brightest talents in European soccer, appears to be on his way to Stamford Bridge and Chelsea. The current RB Leipzig forward would join the English side in the summer of 2023. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports that Chelsea is dropping around $60 million for the French player. However, this is […]

Chelsea

/ 70 days ago

Christopher Nkunku already completed Chelsea medical – reports

Reports in Germany suggest versatile star Christopher Nkunku already completed a medical for Chelsea. Bild has claimed that Nkunku received a not-so-secret medical in Frankfurt earlier in the current campaign. The Blues are apparently attempting to jump the gun on a transfer for the 24-year-old forward/midfielder. The Telegraph's Matt Law confirmed the German outlet's report. […]

RB Leipzig fires Domenico Tedesco after Shakhtar thumping

On the same day Chelsea sacked Thomas Tuchel, RB Leipzig fired its head coach, Domenico Tedesco. On Tuesday, Tedesco managed Leipzig to a 4-1 thrashing at home to Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk. Just three days prior, Leipzig conceded four on the road to Eintracht Frankfurt. Currently, Leipzig has just one win in five games in […]

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 113 days ago

Werner says Leipzig can still 'annoy' Bayern despite early season stumbles

Berlin (AFP) – Returning RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner says his side have the quality to "annoy" perennial Bundesliga title winners Bayern Munich this season, despite his side's poor start.  While both Bayern and Borussia Dortmund have won two from two to start the campaign, the winless chasing pack – Leipzig, Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayer […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 121 days ago

'Very good': Werner says Flick encouraged him to return to Leipzig

Berlin (AFP) – Newly re-signed Leipzig striker Timo Werner said Germany manager Hansi Flick encouraged him to return to RB Leipzig ahead of the Qatar World Cup in November. In his first press conference since re-joining with the German Cup winners, Werner said on Wednesday afternoon he discussed the idea with Flick while still at […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 122 days ago

Chelsea's Werner returns to RB Leipzig

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig said on Tuesday they had signed former striker Timo Werner from Chelsea on a four-year deal. Germany's Werner, 26, spent two seasons at the English club scoring 10 goals in 56 Premier League appearances. According to reports the Bundesliga club have paid £25 million ($30.2 million, 29.5 million euros) for […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 124 days ago

RB Leipzig held at Stuttgart despite Nkunku strike

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig got their Bundesliga campaign off to a stuttering start, with a 1-1 draw away at Stuttgart on Sunday despite a clinical first-half strike from French forward Christopher Nkunku. Despite 68 percent possession and chalking up 27 shots to Stuttgart's 11, Leipzig were unable to convert their dominance into an opening […]
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Bayern Munich

/ 132 days ago

Mane opens Bayern account in German Super Cup triumph

Berlin (AFP) – Sadio Mane opened his competitive goal-scoring account for Bayern Munich as the Bundesliga champions defeated Leipzig 5-3 to capture the German Super Cup for a 10th time on Saturday. The African Player of the Year, who ended a six-year stint at Liverpool to move to Bavaria in the summer, also had two […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 169 days ago

Top-scorer Nkunku extends with RB Leipzig until 2026

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig have extended the contract of their top-scoring France forward Christopher Nkunku until 2026, it was announced Thursday. The 24-year-old was in stellar form last season, banging in 35 goals, including 20 in the Bundesliga, plus 19 assists in 50 matches in all competitions. His performances earned him a debut in […]
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German Cup

/ 202 days ago

RB Leipzig win first German Cup trophy

Berlin (AFP) – Ten-man RB Leipzig lifted the German Cup at the third attempt on Saturday  winning 4-2 on penalties having fought back to draw 1-1 against Freiburg after extra-time. "To win with ten men says a lot about our mentality and I'm really proud. It's great to finally get a first title," said Leipzig […]
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Freiburg

/ 203 days ago

Bad blood stirred by scarf row ahead of German Cup final

Berlin (AFP) – Bad blood was stirred in the build-up to Saturday's German Cup final between Freiburg and RB Leipzig after a row over the seemingly innocuous matter of a commemorative scarf for supporters. Traditionally, the rival clubs each allow their logos to be used on a scarf which fans wear to the cup final […]
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