Neymar comments on new Celtic signing Timothy Weah

Edinson Cavani,  Neymar Jr and Dani Alves of Paris Saint-Germain are disapointed after the defeat during the French Cup match between Paris Saint Germain and EA Guingamp at Parc des...

Timothy Weah has joined Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic on loan from Paris Saint-Germain in the January transfer window.

Harry Winks of England is outpaced by Timothy Weah of the USA during the International Friendly match between England and United States at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2018 in London,...

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has spoken highly of new Celtic signing Timothy Weah to The Daily Record.

Celtic have signed Weah on loan from French giants PSG in the January transfer window.

The 18-year-old USA international striker will stay at Celtic Park until the end of the season.

PSG forward Neymar - who is valued at €197.1 million (£176.04m) by the CIES Football Observatory - seems to rate the teenager highly, and has also believes that the youngster made the right decision by joining Celtic.

Neymar told The Daily Record about Weah: “It is a very exciting move for him from what I have seen of his talent he has everything to go and be one of the top attacking players in Europe.

“It is a good move for him, a good move for Celtic as they are getting such a big talent, and also a good move for PSG because he has a chance to get experience and games and come back to us a more complete player.

“He did have options - but he chose the right one. Celtic are a big club, in their league they attack a lot and score a lot of goals, and also they are still in Europe - so they offer him much.”

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Promising talent

Weah is a very talented and promising young striker who can only get better in the coming months and years.

With Celtic clearly needing additions to their attack, the USA international could get chances for Brendan Rodgers’s side in the coming weeks and months.

It could take a while for the youngster to get used to the football in Scotland, but the signs are very positive in regard to Weah being a success during his loan spell at Celtic in the second half of the season.

Tim Weah of USA looks prior the International Friendly match between Italy v USA at Luminus Arena in Genk on November 20, 2018 in Genk, Belgium.

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