PSG Players Influenced Timothy Weah's Move To Celtic

Oli Burke

The 18-year-old said he is "so excited" about the move to Celtic, a place where he'll be able to continue his development and impose himself more than he would have been able to at PSG.

Tim Weah has joined Scottish champion Celtic in Dubai, where it has camped out for the winter before its season resumes January 19 with a Scottish FA Cup match against Airdrieonians.

Defender Jack Hendry, midfielder Scott Allan, and winger Lewis Morgan come come into that bracket, with Hendry the most likely to depart, having not started a game since early October.

Rodgers said Celtic were "not thinking about" selling the central defender and there was "no update" on the captain's position, however he said "some of our players will definitely go out on loan".

'Can't wait to get started and get the chance to play in front of those wonderful fans I've heard so much about.

'I am in love with Celtic so I am really happy, ' he told BBC Scotland.

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. "He's the right man to help me develop and get the best out of me".

West Brom forward Burke and Paris St Germain youngster Weah - son of former World Player of the Year George - will see out the season in Glasgow after sealing their own switches. I know it's ongoing with the club and I have no timeline with this kind of stuff. "He has told me it is really intense and it is good to grow as a footballer by playing for this club".

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has urged Leigh Griffiths to "lie low" and focus on the simple things in his life as he takes time away from football due to mental health issues.

I didn't go to him [Neymar] and speak to him one-on-one about coming to Celtic but I kinda spoke to other team-mates like Thomas Meunier and Dani Alves. Money doesn't count for anything if the player isn't in good health.