Christopher Nkunku is obviously thrilled with his switch to Chelsea from RB Leipzig as per his recent moves.
The PSG youth product hit the streets of London in the evening with his agent Pini Zahavi to cool off and have a nice time before his official unveiling by Chelsea.
In footages shared by the Sun, it was all smiles for the 25-year-old at Novigov Restaurant and Bar in Mayfair.
Under the blanket of London’s night shadow, the former RB Leipzig star posed with Pini Zahavi at Mayfair, where they had gone to have a nice time together.
After much ado and talks on the state of Christopher Nkunku precontract agreement with Chelsea, the club finally announced the signing of Nkunku.
Reacting to his announcement as a Chelsea player, Christopher Nkunku said he was happy to open a new chapter in his career and being a part of Chelsea project.
Nkunku added he hopes to hit the ground running, meet his new teammates, the coaching crew, integrate and start giving back to the club on the pitch.
Speaking to Chelsea website, he said;
“I am incredibly happy to be joining Chelsea.
“A big effort was made to bring me to the club and I am looking forward to meeting my new coach and team-mates and showing the Chelsea supporters what I can do on the pitch.”
After his upbeat reaction to his Chelsea move, the Bundesliga Golden Boot Award winner was then spotted with Pini Zahavi, who played a big role in his move to Chelsea, heading to Novigov Restaurant and Bar in Mayfair.
The Sun reveals the posh lounge located in West London sells Wagyi sirloin steak for £85 and cocktail for £20 – a menu price not too bulky to break Nkunku’s wage package.
Christopher Nkunku’s menu box with Pini Zahavi was not revealed but it is believed they must have had a nice time at Mayfair
Nkunku has signed a six-year contract with Chelsea with a weekly wage of £190,000. At RB Leipzig, his weekly wage was £120,000.
The 25-year-old has been tipped to hit the ground running as Chelsea prepare to roll back the 2022/23 Premier League misfortunes and challenge for the top spots next season.
His chances at Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea squad next season is not in doubt after his prolific outing in Bundesliga with RB Leipzig.
Playing as an attacking midfielder, Christopher Nkunku was as deadly as a normal forward. He attracted interests from top clubs in Europe after his standout performance with RB Leipzig in 2021/22 season. Nkunku netted 20 Bundesliga goals and 13 assists for the club.
In 2022/23 season, he netted 16 goals and 4 assists despite missing two months of action.
The 25-year-old’s impact at RB Leipzig was legendary since he joined the club in 2019. He won two domestic trophies back-to-back and helped the club qualify for Champions League four times in a row.
There is a lot of expectations from the French star at Chelsea next season. The fans and officials hope Nkunku will replicate his prolific stats at RB Leipzig in the Premier League next season.