Steven Pienaar in a summer move back to his Merseyside home appeared to be an inevitability after his return to Everton on loan last season, however it appears that QPR have other ideas.
The R’s have already shown the ability to capture in demand stars this transfer window with the capture of Junior Hoilett from Blackburn, and Tutto Mercato Web are suggesting that QPR are ready to battle Everton for Pienaar.
When Tony Fernandes took over the boardroom at QPR the signings of Premiership regulars such as Shaun Wright-Philips and Joey Barton soon followed and the club looked to be showing all the signs of becoming a mid table side. However after a promising start The R’s found themselves embroiled in a tense relegation battle come the final day of last season and the signings made so far this pre-season suggest they have no intention of this being repeated next season.
Pienaar looked better than ever during his return to Goodison park and if QPR could tempt him into signing it would arguably be their most impressive bit of business to date, and after beating of an array of more established clubs in the race for Hoilett you wouldn’t back against them.
Everton however do still appear to be Pienaar’s favoured destination with David Moyes stating in a Liverpool Newspaper:
“I’m sure we would all here like to keep Steven Pienaar. He has told me he wants to stay.”
Money though often talks in football and that’s an area where QPR seem to pack a stronger than The Toffees.
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