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Pienaar Return 'A Huge Boost'

Moyes hails the return of his midfield maestro.

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David Moyes says Steven Pienaar’s return will provide a massive boost to players, staff and supporters alike.

Blues chairman Bill Kenwright beat the deadline by minutes to thrash out a deal with Spurs counterpart Daniel Levy and pave the way for the popular South African to return to Goodison Park.

The talented playmaker left the Club last January but will now spend the remainder of the 2011/12 campaign back at the place where he made his name in English football.

And Moyes told evertontv: “It was just in the last few minutes that we got Steven to come back and that will be a massive boost – certainly to the players as they really enjoyed Steven here – they thought he was a great player.

“He had such a great partnership with Leighton Baines and I think we will all be looking forward to getting him back – if he can produce anything like the form he did last time then we will all be happy.

“I think the supporters certainly in their own way will be happy to have him back as well.”

Moyes added: “I also mentioned it to the backroom staff and they were all jumping up and down and were delighted to have him back. We will all be delighted to see him come back through the door.”

Pienaar himself revealed on Twitter that he was relishing a return to Goodison.

The South African tweeted: “Very thankful that Spurs management allowed me to go on loan and I'm very happy it could be to Everton, a club close to my heart."

gary spourhope it leads to a permanent transfare for not to much £

Thursday 2nd February 16:43 Report Comment

David RoundWelcome back we really missed you on the left?

Thursday 2nd February 11:49 Report Comment

Geoff ThorpWelcome home Steven

Thursday 2nd February 11:34 Report Comment

John Alun simmondsWelcome back peanuts. Can't wait to see you in action again.

Wednesday 1st February 22:55 Report Comment

steven mulliganHe should never have left but hey we all make mistake's. Welcome back Peanut's :)

Wednesday 1st February 21:07 Report Comment

Gwyn HughesWelcome back peanut :)

Wednesday 1st February 18:19 Report Comment

Syl CordisWelcome back peanuts

Wednesday 1st February 18:14 Report Comment

gary spourhope we get to keep him ?

Wednesday 1st February 17:32 Report Comment

steven mulliganHe should never have left but hey , we all make mistake's. Welcome back Peanut;s :)

Wednesday 1st February 21:03 Report Comment

PETER DODDwelcome home

Wednesday 1st February 16:22 Report Comment

Victor TayCome on Peanuts, start producing the goods from the word go this weekend. It will seem like you have not been away at all playing once together with Baines!

Wednesday 1st February 15:41 Report Comment

barry delaneyBrilliant - welcome back Steven. Looking forward to you linking up with Leighton again! COYB!

Wednesday 1st February 14:53 Report Comment

Lewis JonesGood luck Peanuts, good to have you back....COYB, onwards and upwards

Wednesday 1st February 13:59 Report Comment

colin porterbest news of the year welcome back peanut

Wednesday 1st February 13:45 Report Comment
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