Soccer--Chelsea loan man Kakuta heads to Lazio

LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Chelsea's French winger Gael Kakuta has joined Lazio on loan until the end of the season, the English Premier League club said on their website ( Friday.

It will be France Under-21 international Kakuta's fifth loan spell away from Stamford Bridge having previously spent time with Fulham, Bolton Wanderers, Dijon and Vitesse Arnhem where he has spent the past season and a half.

Kakuta, 22, joined Chelsea from Racing Lens in 2007 and has made 16 appearances for the first team. (Writing by Justin Palmer, editing by Ken Ferris)