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Kakuta joins Rayo Vallecano

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Rayo Vallecano have signed Gael Kakuta, according to Goal.

Rayo Vallecano have resigned Gael Kakuta on a permanent basis after he spent the 2014-15 season on loan at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas.

The former Chelsea player joins the newly promoted Spanish La Liga side on a four-year deal from Hebei China Fortune.

Kakuta returns to Rayo a club he had a fruitful loan spell with scoring five times in 35 appearances for the Spanish side.

The Gabon international spent the whole of last season on loan with French Ligue 1 side Amiens who finished 13th on the log.

Rayo have brought the forward back as they look to strengthen their squad for the upcoming La Liga season.

“Gael has arrived at Rayo Vallecano from Chinese side Hebei CFFC, signing for four years,” the club said in an official statement.

Kakuta has joined his teammates for preseason training as they look to avoid the drop next season.