Word on the Tweet: Gullit tips Chelsea to beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final

Also, Rio Ferdinand rules out Paul Scholes joining Twitter, David Luiz has an early night and Boris Johnson backs the Blues to bring the famous cup to London for the first time
Footballers on Twitter roll out their predictions ahead of the Champions League Final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich.

Elsewhere, Yossi Benayoun wishes both his current and former employers the best of luck, while Tottenham's Danny Rose is a Bayern fan for the evening.

Other snippets to feature in this edition of Goal.com's Word on the Tweet include why Michael Owen will miss the Champions League final, and Joleon Lescott showing his love for the Fresh Prince.

"Best of British to the Blues in Munich tonight. London will be cheering for you to bring home the cup!"

Mayor of London Boris Johnson says the whole of London will be supporting Chelsea in Germany on Saturday night.

"Looking forward to both games today !!! I'll be having quite a few while cheering on zeee Germans !! Enjoy"

Tottenham defender Danny Rose, however, is unsuprisingly backing Bayern Munich in tonight's big game. Spurs need a German victory to qualify for the Champions League next season.

"Today's prediction is 1-0 #Chelsea"

Chelsea legend Ruud Gullit keeps it fairly simple in his prediction for the scoreline at the Allianz Arena tonight.

"I'm going to sleep now so I can skip fast for tomorrow. Can't wait for the starting whistle!"

Chelsea's David Luiz settles in for an early night hoping it will help him cope with Robben, Ribery and co.

"Two big games today..really hope west ham will win and go up!! And then c.league final..fingers cross for a chelsea win! Good luck"

Yossi Benayoun wishes his current employers Chelsea and former side West Ham the best of luck in their respective fixtures. 

"Well the day has finally came for the the seasiders, can't wait for the match on way to wembley"

Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam is on his way to Wembley to support his former Blackpool teammates in the Championship play-off final.

"Big day up early for a trim then off to Wembley to cheer the boys on.... @official_henri good luck pal bring the irons back!"

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere off to the hairdressers this morning before cheering on Gunners teammate and West Ham loanee Henri Lansbury.

"At Wembley! C'mon you Hammers!"

Young Jack Wilshere has spent a season on the sidelines and by the looks of it, he needs reminding which London side he plays for.

"Just so you know... There is more chance of me going to the Euros than Paul scholes joining twitter!#Notachance"

Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand suggests that the midfield maestro is not going to be joining the Twittersphere anytime soon.

"Can't watch the Champions League Final later. Agreed to present the awards at the Chester City presentation night tonight."

Michael Owen will miss tonight's huge match in Munich after commiting to present an award at the highly prestigous Chester City presentation...

"When you put a transfer request in you have somewhere bigger and better to go to and you get more money usually you've been tapped up!"

Premier League player turned broadcaster Robbie Savage, without naming names, offers his insight into the thinking behind Grant Holt's suprise transfer request at Norwich City.

"Excited about Graham Norton tonight, the legend that is Will Smith is on the show. Don't come much bigger then #TheFreshPrince"

Manchester City's Joleon Lescott reveals how a Premier League winner lets his hair down on a Friday night.


Starring Layla Anna-Lee on Barton, Defoe and Montpellier's bizarre owner

Funnies, bloopers & magic from the world of football