Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has publicly admitted that he’s hoping to bring Paris Saint-Germain forward Timothy Weah to the club on a six-month loan deal.
The 18-year-old, who happens to be the son of AC Milan legend George Weah, has already visitied Celtic’s training ground and Rodgers says that the American international seemed happy with what he saw.
As reported by the Express, Rodgers said he was impressed with the youngster and that he hopes Celtic’s good relationship with PSG could be enough to secure a deal.
He’s a great boy with sensible head. He knows what he wants, he’s an international player who can play in a couple of positions at the top of the field – so if it comes off, it can be a great signing for us. We were granted permission by PSG to speak with him and he came over with his representatives. He had a great day here. We have good relations with PSG, so he came over. He sent me a lovely message afterwards thanking everyone and saying that he enjoyed it, so we shall see.
Rodgers also confirmed that PSG are looking to send the teenager out on loan and that he hopes to have a deal completed sooner rather than later.
They clearly want him to go on loan to get experience. He is a good kid, a great boy and a great profile in terms of his game. There are lots of selling factors for him to come here.