Word on the Tweet: Players excited to get started again with the Premier League just days away

Phil Neville is counting down the hours until the action begins while Titus Bramble is trying to sort out his dream team, and Clint Dempsey quotes some lyrics regarding the future
With just days until the big Premier League kick-off at the weekend, players are beginning to get excited.

Fulham’s Clint Dempsey has been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool before the transfer window shuts and he’s been getting all lyrical.

While Rafael van der Vaart is preparing himself for a friendly match for Holland. Check out what’s been happening in Goal.com’s latest offering of Word on the Tweet…

"God with me partner Ain't no one for me to fear Hindsight 20/20 Future not as clear" (T.I.)

"Future not as clear"? is Fulham's Clint Dempsey dropping a hint over his club future?

"Arrived in Belgium for our friendly tomorrow. Getting some rest now for tonights training session. #Holland"

Tottenham man Rafael van der Vaart is preparing himself for Holland’s friendly match by resting up.

"Forgot to put my 9am alarm on but still managed to wake up at 8:59am!! Talk about your body clock being spot on. #UnbelievableSleepingSkills"

Now that’s what you call timing. Arsenal youngster Benik Afobe wakes up on time.

"Morning all been a long pre season but we r nearly there I can't wait for it all to start on Saturday-counting down the days!"

Everton utility man Phil Neville is literally counting down the days until the start of the Premier League. Maybe someone should tell him his game against Manchester United kicks off on Monday evening...

"Forgot how hard it was to pick a dream team. Was tempted to do auto-complete but then thought it wouldn't be my team"

Sunderland defender Titus Bramble is puzzled who to include in his Dream Team.

"Good start to the season boys!now onto the league!!great support from the #nffc fans again on a monday night"

Nottingham Forest's match-winner Dexter Blackstock looks ahead to the start of the Championship after his side's 1-0 League Cup win over Fleetwood.