The DR Congo prospect is predicted to play a key position when the Crimson Bulls tackle Belgian elite division facet Membership Brugge on Tuesday night time
RB Leipzig supervisor Jesse Marsch claimed Christopher Nkunku ‘has no weaknesses’ following his spectacular performances for the Crimson Bulls within the 2021-22 marketing campaign.
Up to now, the previous France youth worldwide of Congolese origin has contributed six targets in eight matches throughout all competitions for the German elite division facet.
In Leipzig’s 6-3 defeat to Manchester Metropolis, the 23-year-old received a treble and, within the course of, grew to become the primary participant from the membership to attain a Champions League hat-trick in addition to the second participant to search out the web thrice in opposition to the Residents.
Forward of Tuesday’s European showdown in opposition to Belgian topflight facet Membership Brugge, the American tactician sang Nkunku’s reward, describing him as a teen who desires much more.
“We have now spoken to Christopher loads about taking part in on the counter, and in addition what he must do to play as a striker, a quantity ten and on each wings,” Marsch was quoted by the club website.
“Christopher has no weaknesses. He’s younger and nonetheless desires much more.
“It’s at all times a superb factor when a younger participant listens to the issues we are saying and in addition desires to implement them.
“Working with him is numerous enjoyable as he’s actually clever and has numerous potentials.”
Marsch can be eyeing his first win on this season’s event in opposition to the Belgians, nevertheless, he’s additionally cautious of the standard in Philippe Clement’s Blue Black squad.
“Brugge are a crew that has numerous high quality, particularly going ahead. They’ve younger, gifted gamers and are very aggressive within the ultimate third,” he continued.
“They typically go man-to-man throughout the entire pitch, so we now have to be energetic with the ball and win our particular person battles.
“Brugge performed exceptionally effectively in opposition to PSG. They made it actually tough for a star-studded line-up, defended effectively and have been cool in entrance of purpose.
“We received’t underestimate them, and we’ll have to carry out at our greatest. We’re wanting ahead to having them there and wish to carry out effectively.
“Each match at house is essential on this competitors as we wish to take factors from each sport to get by means of the group.”