Gael Kakuta to return to France?

Gael Kakuta
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Chelsea midfielder Gael Kakuta looks certain to return to France next season, according to reports.

Chelsea midfielder Gael Kakuta will reportedly return to France before the start of next season.

The 20-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Dijon, and he is expected to face a battle for a starting place when he returns to the Blues.

According to L'Equipe, Marseille, Nice and St Etienne are all interested in securing the Frenchman, who scored four goals in Ligue 1 last term.

Kakuta joined Chelsea from Lens in 2007.

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