Everton could be set to complete the permanent return of
Everton announced that it had had agreed a fee with Major League Soccer for the midfielder who joined it from Millwall in 2004, scoring 68 goals in 278 appearances.
A statement on the club's official website read: "Everton have agreed with Major League Soccer (MLS) that
"Tim, 32, will move to the Red Bulls for a nominal fee, subject to agreeing personal terms and passing a medical. He will travel to the US in the next few days."
The move would come as something of a surprise although Cahill's departure could pave the way for Pienaar to re-sign for Everton, after a noteworthy loan spell for Tottenham Hotspur last season.
With attacking midfielder
He would join fellow Premier League players
Cahill, who has scored 24 goals in 55 appearances for
The 32-year-old would end his career at
Although the Frenchman apologised for his comments on Newcastle's official website, Cahill was still handed a three-match ban after Everton's appeal to the
And while he accepted the suspension, he was left "disgusted" by Cabaye's comments, adding: "I don't wish to elaborate on the exact detail of what was said - but his words have no place either on or off the football pitch.
"Cabaye has apologised via his club's website and as far as I am concerned the matter is now closed."
Defender James Meredith has made it third time lucky for Australians at Wembley this season by helping Bradford City jump into League One with a 3-0 play-off final win over Northampton Town.