We won’t let him join Manchester United this summer – Club director gives update on player with 32 goals and 14 assists in just 49 appearances

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Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig have insisted they have no interest in selling Christopher Nkunku this summer amid interest from Manchester United.

The Red Devils are keen on signing the 24 year old France international this summer after scoring 32 goals and providing 14 assists in just 49 appearances for RB Leipzig in all competitions this season.

Despite Manchester United’s interest in signing the 24-year-old forward this summer, RB Leipzig are standing firm, insisting he will not be allowed to leave this summer. The Bundesliga side hope to tie him down to a new contract.

Leipzig director Oliver Mintzlaff said: “We have clearly discussed it internally: we won’t let Nkunku leave this summer, we told him and his agent.”

Nkunku is contracted to the club until the summer of 2024 and, speaking earlier this season, reiterated his commitment to the Bundesliga club. 

“If I was thinking of other clubs, we might as well forget our season goals,” Nkunku admitted, speaking back in October. “Big goals of our own are only realistic if we achieve something with Leipzig.

“Otherwise, these questions do not arise. I still have a contract until 2024 and I feel very comfortable at RB Leipzig.”