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Global Jan 08, 2019

U.S. MNT prospect Timothy Weah joins Celtic FC on loan from PSG

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Celtic FC has announced that Timothy Weah has joined the club on a six-month loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain. The highly-rated 18-year-old has scored two goals in six first-team appearances for PSG, while he has also been capped eight times by the United States.

Timothy will join up with his new Celtic team-mates at their winter training camp in Dubai.

Speaking to the Celtic View, Brendan Rodgers said: “Timothy’s a young talent who is full international player. He has a long career ahead of him but he has those natural attributes in terms of his pace and technique. He’s hungry too.

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“He’s been in the PSG squad and featured for them in pre-season. With the quality of players they have, it’s difficult for him to get in and get any game-time. They wanted him to go out on loan and saw Celtic as a great possibility.

“He has really good qualities technically, and tactically is always improving his game. Physically he’s very good, very fast and is a strong player. He’ll add competition to the squad.”

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