New Chelsea signing Christopher Nkunku reveals favourite position

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New Chelsea signing Christopher Nkunku reveals favourite position

Faruq Ibrahim 18:44 - 25.06.2023

Chelsea's versatile new signing Christopher Nkunku reveals his favourite position.

France international Christopher Nkunku's move to Chelsea has finally been announced after an agreement was reached months ago. 

The 25-year-old is a versatile forward capable of playing across the front line and in midfield, sparking speculation on how best he would serve the new Pochettino Chelsea. 

The player himself has now come out to reveal his favourite position on the field, providing some insight into how best to deploy him. 

What Nkunku said 

The PSG academy graduate revealed in a recent interview with Chelsea media that his favourite position is as a striker, and that is where he has played in recent seasons, and he enjoys the position.

He admitted he has also played as a midfielder at times, but said he liked playing as a striker. He also provided insight into his style of play, saying he likes to be happy and attempt skill moves on the pitch. 

"My favourite position is striker," he said, per 90 Mins.

“I have also played as a midfielder, and these last years I played striker - I like this position.

"I want to be happy on the pitch and do some skills, and protect my football."

Meanwhile, Nicholas Jackson has reportedly completed his Chelsea medical and all is now set for the unveiling of the Senegalese striker.

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