Pienaar Dare to Reject Bids from Chelsea

LONDON - Rarely a player refuses to join a championship team and would prefer to strengthen the club in the lower level. However, that's what happened to Steven Pienaar. Everton attacking midfielder it would prefer to play with Tottenham Hotspur which ranks fourth and reject the proffered offer of Chelsea, Premier League champions last season.

In this season, both teams competing with each other at the top of the standings. The Blues are ranked number four with 38 points one point ahead of Spurs. Then, why Pienaar decided to fly to White Hart Lane? In the eyes of Pienaar, the prospect of joining Harry Redknapp's squad more than a promising prospect aka playing with the kids upbringing Carlo Ancelotti.

"We (Spurs) are in a position that does away with the first ranking of the Premier League. So, I think, we have a good opportunity to go further and win a trophy this season. Seeing the team looks so far, is not excessive if they are serious challengers to the title. Gait Spurs in the Champions League also has made public opinion changed, "said Pienaar.

Recruitment Pienaar Redknapp intended as an option to increase the quality of the middle line. "I hope to bring energy, creativity and of course the hard work ethic to the team. I also always put the interests of the team, "said Pienaaer who signed a four-year contract with a salary estimated at 70 thousand pounds per week.

Pienaar did not wait to be back soon reunited with Rafael van der Vaart, a former colleague at Ajax Amsterdam. It may be that Redknapp will play Pienaar in the continuation of the Premiership against Newcastle United at St James Park on Saturday (22 / 1) tomorrow.