Everton will have to cough up £2 million to sign permanently on-loan midfielder Stephen Pienaar from Borussia Dortmund.

The South Africa international cost Everton £350,000 for his initial season-long loan and the midfielder said: "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."