London, England – Steven Pienaar returned to Everton on loan year contract with Tottenham.
Pienaar, 29, made more than 100 appearances for Everton from 2008-11. He also played for Ajax and Borussia Dortmund earlier in his career. He joins Everton on loan for the rest of the season.
The South African has made 57 appearances for his country, but played in just two English Premier League games this season for Spurs, and both of those were as a late substitute.