Spurs midfielder: Everton boss restored my confidence

09:01 29 May 2012

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Everton's Steven Pienaar celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game

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Steven Pienaar hailed David Moyes

Tottenham midfielder Steven Pienaar has revealed that returning to Everton to work with David Moyes turned his season around.

The South African only made seven appearances in all competitions for Spurs in the first half of the season but made 14 league appearances for the Toffees since returning on January 31.

“The Everton manager sat me down and told me to be a bit selfish and get in the box to score goals,” said Pienaar.

“When you return from injury you have more hunger and excitement for the game, but the season is over now and I have to show that same form for the national team.

The midfielder also hinted that his time at White Hart Lane was coming to an end by saying he doesn’t have a choice about making his return there.

“I have to go back [to Spurs],” he added. “I don’t have a choice. I have a contract there. But for now, it’s crucial to help Bafana get six points in these qualifiers.”

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