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Sunderland Signs Steven Pienaar

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Sunderland Signs Steven Pienaar on One-Year Deal

Sunderland, United Kingdom – South African midfielder Steven Pienaar has signed a one-year deal with Sunderland, the club confirmed.

The South African was a free agent after leaving Everton at the end of last season, having made almost 200 appearances for the Toffees over two spells.

The 34-year-old veteran is reunited with old boss David Moyes who he played under at Everton.

Pienaar was signed by Moyes for Everton in 2007 and then, after a stint at Tottenham, re-signed by the Scot in 2012 for a second spell at the club.

After beginning his career with Ajax Cape Town in his homeland, Pienaar joined Ajax in Holland, where he won six domestic trophies, including two Eredivisie titles.