Tim Weah has scored once in eight international matches for the U.S. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)
Tim Weah reportedly is heading for Scotland.
The former B.W. Gottschee standout will join Celtic when the January transfer window opens next week, French radio station RNC reported Tuesday.
The 18-year-old attack-minded player confirmed on his Instagram page that he will leave Paris Saint-Germain on loan for six months.
Weah, who played several years in the Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League, said goodbye to his teammates and PSG supporters. The son of Liberian great George Weah, currently the president of his native country, hadn’t played much recently despite scoring twice in three starts earlier this season.
“I just want to take the time to talk to everyone about the decision that my family and I have taken with regard to leaving on loan this winter,” Weah said on his French Instagram account. “First of all, I would like to thank the supporters for their constant support, as well as the coaching staff and my teammates, for strengthening me in my mind and for me to always feel a part of this family. These few months have been great even though I haven’t played much, I’ve always been grateful for the opportunities I had at the beginning of the season because it opened me many doors this winter… I hope after these six months, I will be ready to return to the Parc des Princes and give everything for you, proud to be Parisian.”
Weah has made eight appearances for the U.S. national team, scoring once.