Piennar anxious to extend Everton stay

December 10, 2007

Steven Pienaar is anxious to extend his stay at Everton beyond this season.

The South African midfielder, on loan from German side Borussia Dortmund, loves the atmosphere at Goodison Park.

Pienaar, 25, helped Everton stretch their unbeaten run to 10 games with a 3-0 victory against Fulham.

He told Sky Sports News: 'I want to play (permanently) for this club.

'The supporters are unbelievable. They are always behind the team.

'My colleagues are so friendly and so warm, I think everyone would want to play for a club like this.'