Everton fans have spent a significant proportion of their summer tuning into sports channels, trawling through sports websites and impatiently refreshing social media devices—all in hope of finding news on Steven Pienaar.
The South African has supposedly been on the brink of returning to the Toffees since the end of last season, yet a deal has taken an eternity to complete.
However, after much waiting, Evertonians finally have their man, as Pienaar is officially back on Merseyside. He has signed a four-year deal after a £4.5million fee was agreed with Tottenham.
Poised for a third stint at the club he first joined five years ago, here are five reasons his return is great news for all those associated with Everton.