Timothy Weah: Striker ‘in love with Celtic’ after loan move from PSG

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I am going to give blood, sweat and tears – Weah

Timothy Weah says he “will give blood, sweat and tears” to Celtic after signing a six-month mortgage deal from Paris St-Germain.

The 18-one year-frail United States striker, son of outmoded World Participant of the one year George, believes he “couldn’t place a quiz to for the next coach than Brendan Rodgers”.

Weah met the relaxation of the Celtic squad in Dubai on Tuesday after joining from French giants Paris St-Germain.

“I am in admire with Celtic so I am really contented,” he told BBC Scotland.

“It turned into a huge feeling getting to grab a brand recent team and recent coaching workforce. I can’t wait to web on the subject and play in entrance of those elegant fans.”

Weah printed he bought “a range of affords” once he made it identified he wanted to scamper on mortgage, but “one offer stood out and that turned into Celtic”.

He travelled to Glasgow to meet Rodgers and consult with Celtic Park, and believes he has came across the supreme divulge to compose his profession.

“It’s an impressive moment for me, and one of these blessing with one of these huge coach fancy Brendan Rodgers to manual me within the ideal route,” he told BBC Scotland.

“He and remainder of the coaching workforce are going to compose me and web me correct into a extraordinarily perfect participant, and my team-mates are going to abet me damaged-down.”

‘I if truth be told beget to this point more to give’

Weah’s father George – who is now President of Liberia – also performed for PSG and had spells at AC Milan and Chelsea.

Born in Unusual York, Weah junior spent a one year with the Red Bulls’ academy earlier than joining PSG’s early life situation-up as a 14-one year-frail in 2014.

He made his senior debut in March 2018, playing three games remaining season and three more in the initiating up of this term, scoring twice.

“I went there vivid I needed to position the work in to web where I wanted to be,” added Weah, who has already received eight world caps.

“About a years later, I am playing alongside Neymar and [Kylian] Mbappe. It’s feeling, but I do know that is no longer even half of the work carried out. I if truth be told beget to this point more to give and toughen on.

“It’s really exhausting to impose your self with such huge avid gamers in entrance of you. I really feel fancy being at Celtic now might per chance perhaps well be the divulge for me.

“My father has performed at Celtic earlier than. He has told me it is really intense and it is advantageous to develop as a footballer by playing for this club.”

Rodgers’ side return to dash after their cool climate shatter with a Scottish Cup fourth-spherical tie in opposition to Airdrieonians on 19 January.

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