Chelsea will not go higher in new contract talks with Gael Kakuta.

The Daily Mail says while Kakuta is out of contract in the summer and, although talks have reopened in recent weeks, Chelsea are reluctant to pay more than £20,000-a-week for a 19-year-old who cost them nearly £3m and is yet to fulfil his potential.

He could sign for a foreign club next month and leave for a nominal fee in the summer.

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