Top 10 most read articles in 2013

With 2013 drawing to a close, Goal Singapore takes a look at the stories that had the biggest impact with our readers in an eventful year of football
10. Van Persie considers Manchester United future
December 14, 2013

"Robin van Persie is considering his Manchester United future as he harbours growing doubts over the David Moyes regime."
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9. Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand join hosts Myanmar at 2014 AFC U19 Championship
October 13, 2013

"Four Southeast Asian teams will be at the continental youth competition with Indonesia and Vietnam having qualified as group winners amidst tough competition."
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8. Arsenal send scouts to watch
Diego Costa with view to January raid

December 18, 2013

"The Gunners will run the role over the in-form Brazilian at Atletico Madrid's two home matches this week after learning of the buy-out clause of around £30m in his new contract."
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7. Mertesacker berates Ozil for not applauding Arsenal fans after Manchester City defeat
December 14, 2013

"Per Mertesacker was involved in a bust-up with Mesut Ozil after the midfielder failed to applaud Arsenal's away fans following the club's 6-3 defeat to Manchester City on Saturday."
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6. Ribeiro: I would suit Manchester United midfield
December 10, 2013

"Cruzeiro midfielder and reported Manchester United target Everton Ribeiro says he would thrive in David Moyes' side as he continues to be linked with a move to Old Trafford."
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5. Liverpool confident of beating Tottenham to Willian signing
August 19, 2013

"The Anfield club lodged a formal bid of £25.6 million with Anzhi Makhachkala for the Brazil international forward and are hopeful of completing the deal within the next 48 hours."
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4. Arsenal struggle to agree Higuain fee with Real Madrid
July 3, 2013

"The Gunners remain locked in negotiations with los Blancos but are reluctant to pay more than £21 million for the Argentine striker."
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3. Arsenal encouraged to bid for Rooney in January
October 12, 2013

"The Gunners have learned that the striker could be available in the forthcoming window as he refuses to open talks on improved terms with Manchester United."
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2. Most expensive Manchester United transfers
August 3, 2013

"Goal Singapore take a look at the five most expensive transfer fees Manchester United have paid out."
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1. Top 20 South East Asian players
July 30, 2013

"Hundreds of names from all corners of the world were considered for the Goal 50 award and three Asian players made the final list. Goal's Bhas Kunju lists his Top 20 SEA players."
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