Today's Gaël Kakuta Talking Points
Gaël Kakuta (born 21 June 1991) is a Congolese professional footballer who plays as a left winger for La Liga side Deportivo La Coruña, on loan from Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune, and the DR Congo national football team.
A youth product of Lens, he moved to Chelsea in 2007 in a controversial transfer. Rarely used at Chelsea, he was loaned to six teams in five different countries before leaving for Sevilla upon the expiration of his contract in 2015.
He was a French youth international and represented the nation at every age group from under-16 to under-21 levels, before switching allegiance to the DR Congo national football team in 2017.Close