White Hart Lane boss closes in on Goodison Park target.
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Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal in principle with Steven Pienaar, having beaten off competition from Internazionale and Atlético Madrid with a contract worth £70,000 a week over four years. It is unclear, however, whether they will pay around £2m to Everton this month to push the transfer through or wait until the summer when the South African midfielder would be available as a Bosman free agent. (Guardian)
So it appears that Tottenham are now in the driving seat given that this source suggests that a deal with the Everton player has been agreed which will cost the north London club £14.5m over the four years, a deal they are more than willing to offer because there will be little or no fee needed to land Steven Pienaar, so they can then pass on some of that saving to the South African international.
Pienaar has shown during his three and a half seasons in the Premier League that he is a very effective attacking weapon that Harry Redknapp has reportedly been chasing for quite some time
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