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PSG forward Timothy Weah joins Celtic

PSG forward Timothy Weah joins Celtic

Paris Saint-Germain striker Timothy Weah has completed a six-month loan move to Celtic and some of the big names at PSG have wished him well for his trip to Scotland.

Weah - son of former Ballon d'Or victor George, now president of Liberia - will spend the rest of the 2018-19 campaign with Brendan Rodgers' Scottish Premiership leaders.

The 21-year-old Ivory Coast forward joined Dunajská Streda in March last year, having previously spent two years playing in Tunisia.

"He has a long career ahead of him but he has those natural attributes in terms of his pace and technique".

Weah, who joined the PSG academy in 2014, has had limited opportunities in the first team, making just two league appearances this season and none since August 18. With the quality of players they have, it's hard for him to get in and get any game-time.

Weah said he "received "a lot of offers" to go on loan this winter, but Celtic was the one that stood out for him".

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'He has really good qualities technically, and tactically is always improving his game.

"He and rest of the coaching staff are going to build me and form me into a really good player, and my team-mates are going to help me mature". "He'll add competition to the squad".

Celtic does not have an option to buy Weah at the end of his loan spell.

"I'm really looking forward to seeing all the fans at the home game at Celtic Park". I'm so excited to be here.

According to ESPN, should Weah impress and his game develops then he could in all likelihood extend his stay at Parkhead for the "entirety of next season".

PSG and US men's national team winger Tim Weah will spend the rest of the season on loan at Celtic, the Scottish club confirmed on Monday.