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Chelsea teen Kakuta crashes back to reality in Blues second string defeat

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24 Nov 2009 15:00:37

Chelsea teen Kakuta crashes back to reality in Blues second string defeat

Two days after sampling the adulation of more than 40,000 at Stamford Bridge, Gael Kakuta was back in action last night in far more humble surroundings. Eighteen-year-old Kakuta made his Chelsea debut on Saturday in the 4-0 defeat of Wolves, his first appearance for the club since a four-month ban imposed by FIFA for his illegal transfer from Lens was suspended pending an appeal. Last night, however, the French teenager was playing for the reserves who lost 2-1 against Birmingham at Brentford's Griffin Park. Good start: Kakuta made his debut for Chelsea in the 4-0 win against Wolves Nevertheless, 18-year-old Kakuta, who was today named in the squad for tomorrow night's Champions League clash against Porto, is hoping for more first-team chances. He told Chelsea TV: 'I have been waiting so long and I am really happy, I enjoyed playing the game (against Wolves). 'My fitness is good. Because of the ban I have been out for months but I haveworked double sessions every day and I feel good. 'It has been a little bit like pre-season because when the boys finished I was still in, working in the afternoons. '[In the Premier League] the game is much quicker, you have more choice when you play, you can play one touch, two touch, so it is much better.'  Chelsea 4 Wolves 0: Kakuta sparkles as Blues turn heat on UnitedReal Madrid superstar Kaka reveals he turned down the chance to join ChelseaTraore tipping Arsenal for derby delight ahead of showdown with ChelseaChelsea offered Bayern Munich £58m AND Jose Bosingwa for Franck Ribery


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