Pienaar's Spurs frustration

Tottenham midfielder keen to secure move to QPR

Steven Pienaar: Tottenham midfielder is keen to secure a move to QPR this month

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Steven Pienaar is growing increasingly frustrated that Tottenham are standing in the way of a possible move to Queens Park Rangers, Sky Sports understands.

The South Africa international is on the fringes of the first-team squad at White Hart Lane and a number of sides had looked at his situation.

But Spurs are digging their heels in and are demanding at least £6million for the former Everton midfielder - which is putting off potential suitors.

QPR, though, remain on his trial and are hoping to persuade Spurs to do a deal before next week's deadline.


Pienaar, though, is agitated that he is being denied the chance to link up with Mark Hughes at Loftus Road.

A source close to the deal told Sky Sports: "Steven is very frustrated at what is going on.

"Spurs are pricing him out of a move, as they really don't want to let him go.

"We are now just hoping that Spurs lower their valuation and allow Steven to make the move."