Originally written on Top-soCCer  |  Last updated 3/26/13
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Originally posted on Top-soccer.comWith the final stages of the league upon us, we take a look at the best performing midfielders in the Premier League for the 2012/2013 season. Gareth Bale 26 appearances |16 goals |6 assists Widely considered as the world’s third best player, Gareth Bale has led Tottenham towards the brink of Champions League qualification, with a career best return of 16 league goals. A contender for the PFA Player of the Year award, Bale has been played in a more advanced role under Andre Villas-Boas this season and has at times led the line for Spurs in the absence of regular strikers Jermain Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor. Bale has attempted 130 dribbles (only QPR’s Adel Taarabt can better that record) and with the Wales international firing in a league record 235 crosses, Bale’s best position would seem to be out in a wider left position. Michu 28 appearances |15 goals |3 assists Arguably the signing of the season, Swansea City’s Michu has been a revelation since...
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