Steven Pienaar To Leave Everton For Big European Club - Report

Steven Pienaar is set to leave Everton and England for a 'big European club'.
Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar appears to be on his way out of the Premier League as the South Africa international has agreed a pre-contract with a 'big European club', according to a report on Sky Sports.

The 28-year-old midfielder's current contract with Everton is due to expire at the end of the season and Pienaar has been reluctant to sign a new deal with the Toffees.

Pienaar was being linked with clubs such as Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in the past couple of weeks, but the former Ajax star has now apparently snubbed both London sides for a return to the continent.

The attacking midfielder has reportedly attracted the interest of Champions League holders Inter and La Liga side Atletico Madrid with his good performances for Everton. Pienaar is expected to finalise a pre-contract with 'a big Europan club' in the upcoming 48 hours.

The midfielder has scored 12 goals in 132 appearances for Everton since joining the club from Borussia Dortmund in 2007.

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