Fulham wait as Chelsea tell Benfica to forget Kakuta
But Kakuta is expected to join Fulham on loan until the end of the season to further his own development.
Chelsea recently tied the Frenchman to a new long-term contract at Stamford Bridge and will not entertain thoughts of allowing him to leave on a permanent basis.
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