Speedy French winger has been on the books at Chelsea since 2007, but he has only made one Premier League start for the Stamford Bridge club.
Kakuta, who will celebrate his 24th birthday on Sunday, has been sent out on loan to six different clubs during his Chelsea career.
The Blues have shipped him out to Rayo Vallecano, Lazio, Vitesse, Dijon, Bolton Wanderers, Fulham and Chelsea.
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However, he now seems set to leave West London on a permanent deal, with Sevilla on the verge of signing him.
A statement on Sevilla’s official website has confirmed that the transfer will go through if “everything goes well”.