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Everton set to sell Pienaar

  • AFP, Friday, January 14, 2011 1:34 PM

Everton has accepted an offer from an unnamed club for South African international Steven Pienaar, who would have been a free agent at the end of the year.

"We have had two offers and one of those offers has been accepted," Toffees manager David Moyes said at a press conference. "We have allowed his representatives to speak to the other club, but whether it goes through or not I don't know yet."

Pienaar was believed to have been in talks Chelsea, whose manager, Carlo Ancelotti, claimed not to need the Bafana Bafana star, and Tottenham has also been mentioned as a suitor.

"I think the player probably decided that when he turned down his contract six months or a year ago, whenever it was," Moyes said. "But he has done very well for us on the pitch, so we have no complaints."

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