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Controversial French teenager debuts for Chelsea

  • Reuters, Sunday, November 22, 2009 6:45 AM
French teenager Gael Kakuta, at the heart of a controversy that got Chelsea barred FIFA from signing new players until 2011, made his Premier League debut for the Blues on Saturday, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 4-0 home win against Wolves. Chelsea was found guilty of inducing Kakuta to break his contract with Lens in 2007. The matter is now up for appeal. "Kakuta is a good talent, he is very young," Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti told Sky Sports. "I think that he deserved to play today."

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