Report: Newcastle United keen on PSG youngster Christopher Nkunku

Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the French Cup (Coupe de France) match between GSI Pontivy and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at Stade du Moustoir on January 6, 2019 in Lorient, France.

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Christopher Nkunku is reportedly on the radar of Newcastle United.

Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the French Cup (Coupe de France) match between GSI Pontivy and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at Stade du Moustoir on January 6, 2019 in Lorient, France.

Newcastle United are interested in signing Christopher Nkunku from Paris Saint-Germain in the January transfer window, according to The Daily Mail (print edition, page 85, Friday, January 11, 2019).

It has been reported that Newcastle are keen on PSG midfielder Nkunku, 21, and his teammate Stanley Nsoki, who is 19 years of age and operates as a defender.

 

Promising talent

Nkunku is a very good and promising young midfielder who has a lot of potential and could develop into a superb footballer in the coming years.

The France Under-21 international came through the youth ranks at PSG, and his performances for the first team have been encouraging.

According to WhoScored, the 21-year-old midfielder has made five starts and eight substitute appearances in Ligue 1 for PSG so far this season, scoring one goal and providing one assist in the process.

Paris Saint-Germain's Christopher Nkunku controls the ball during the French Cup last-64 football match GSI Pontivy against Paris Saint Germain on January 6, 2019, at the Moustoir stadium...

Previous interest from English clubs

This is not the first time that Nkunku has been linked with a move to a club in England from PSG.

Back in July 2017, MyLondon.News claimed that Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers and Fulham were among the clubs interested in the midfielder, who was then just 19 years of age.

Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the french League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) at Stade de la Source on December 18, 2018 in Orleans, France.

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