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Pienaar seals Everton return

South African star is back at Goodison Park after signing four-year deal

Midfielder Steven Pienaar impressed during his loan spell with Everton last season

South Africa star Steven Pienaar has secured his return to Everton on a permanent basis.

The 30-year-old midfielder has signed a four-year deal after Everton agreed a fee of £4.5m with Tottenham Hotspur.

Steven said: "I am happy to be here. It took a few weeks to sort out but I am delighted to be back and excited to play for Everton.

"There was no doubt in my mind that I would be back here. At the end of the season I told the manager how I felt and I am happy now it is all done."

Key Points

  • Steven Pienaar returns to Everton from Tottenham Hotspur
  • Midfielder signs four-year deal after clubs agree a £4.5m fee
  • Star delighted to be back at Goodison Park