Thu 14 July 2022 | 19:34

Nkunku: I'm not thinking about leaving next year

RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku insists he is not thinking about leaving the club next year.


who has been linked with big European clubs in recent months, last month extended his contract with RB Leipzig until 2026.

Nkunku who joined


from Paris Saint Germain in 2019 says he is focused on his team and is not planning to leave next summer.

He said on Thursday:

"For me, it was a given to extend my contract here. I feel right at home in this city and at this club. I still don't see my work here as finished. So I'm not thinking about leaving the club next year either.

"We did really well as a team last season, but there's still more to come. I want to continue the success with RB Leipzig.”

The 24-year-old Nkunku scored 20 goals and recorded 13 assists in 34 Bundesliga games last season and was named Bundesliga's Player of the Season.

"The numbers look outstanding but in the end, it was a team performance,"

Nkunku told reporters.

"The lads helped me a lot. Without them, I wouldn't have been able to get any goals or assists.

"Together we are working to make this season even better. And I'm convinced that we can achieve something even greater.”

Leipzig won their first ever DFB-Pokal last season and they will face

Bayern Munich

in DFL-Supercup on July 30.

"The team has hardly changed. There was no great upheaval this summer, and that's a good thing,"

Nkunku said.

"I can't say whether we're good enough to win the league, but we will be in the hunt and we will give it our best shot. We all want more and in the end, we could achieve something really great."

source: SportMob

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