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Mercato: "I'm not surprised that PSG is moving towards Nagelsmann," says Nkunku


Highlights: Paris Saint-Germain is said to be interested in appointing Julian Nagelsmann as its new coach. The German is currently in charge of Bundesliga side Leipzig. Christopher Nkunku played under Nagelsman at Paris-SG. The 25-year-old striker is set to join Chelsea in a £16.5 million deal. He has scored 12 goals and made 27 assists in 84 games for Leipzig so far this season. Click here for all the latest Chelsea news.

The 25-year-old international striker evokes, in a press conference, the potential arrival of his former coach in Leipzig on the bench of PSG, his former club.

Who to succeed Christophe Galtier at PSG? Until proven otherwise, the club of the capital has not definitively made its choice. One thing is certain: nothing is signed. But the hottest track would lead to Julian Nagelsmann according to multiple sources. However, whether it is Paris or the 35-year-old German technician, Christopher Nkunku is well placed to give his opinion. The French international comes from the formation of Paris-SG and he played under Nagelsmann in Leipzig. The question was therefore put to him this Saturday, at a press conference, on the sidelines of the gathering of the France team. "He's a coach who has helped me develop a lot. He is focused on football, on the tactical aspect. He is very demanding. He likes attacking football with a lot of goals. He likes to create a lot of chances, "analyzes the former titi of 25 years, left the nest in 2019.

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And to add: "We saw his good work with Bayern (from the summer of 2021 to last March, editor's note). We know its quality. I'm not surprised that a club like Paris-SG is moving towards him." To see if the interest of the Parisian club will materialize by an official announcement in the coming days, while the mercato has just opened its doors. Announced to leave Leipzig this summer, with a transfer to Chelsea already completed for many weeks, Nkunku has played 84 matches under Nagelsmann, with 12 goals and 27 assists to the key.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2023-06-10

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