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Chelsea report: Bundesliga striker has private medical ahead of possible January move



Chelsea head coach Graham Potter giving a press conference

chelsea (opens in a new tab) reportedly tried to take control of the race to sign Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig (opens in a new tab) – by arranging a private medical visit for the attacker.

The Blues are said to be among a number of clubs interested in Nkunku – who has also been linked with Manchester United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

And according to the German newspaper Image (Going through ESPN) (opens in a new tab)24 year old France (opens in a new tab) international underwent tests in Frankfurt earlier this month. The report adds that Chelsea have sent an orthopedist from the club to assist with the examinations.

Nknunku has scored 41 goals for Leipzig since the start of 2021/22 (Image credit: Ulrik Pedersen/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Nkunku featured in Leipzig’s 34 Bundesliga games last season, scoring 20 goals – and equalized in the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) final as the Red Bulls won the competition for the first time.