Celtic Park is set to be honoured before the end of the season as George Weah will make the journey to Paradise. That’s according to his son and new Hoops signing Timothy.

Indeed, Weah as we all know has signed a six-month loan contract at Celtic Park. His enthusiasm regarding the deal has been infectious, as he’s been limited to just two PSG appearances this season.

Celtic fans are excited to see what the dynamic young forward will bring. His arrival, however, will bring yet another positive to Parkhead. That comes in the form of a Weah Sr visit.

George Weah will visit Celtic Park before the end of the season (Christian Liewig/TempSport/Corbis via Getty Images)

Indeed, speaking to Sky Sports, Weah Jr revealed that his father and the rest of his family are planning a trip to Glasgow before the end of the campaign.

“He’s proud of me. We talked about it as a family and we all decided this was the best place to come.

My father did what he did and he was a great player and I look up to him and I just need to come here with a clear head and be level-headed and continue to do what I’ve been doing.

“He’s planning on it (visiting Parkhead), the whole family’s planning on it. So you’ll be sure to see them soon.”

An icon of the highest calibre

Weah Sr was an icon of the greatest stature, and remains one today.

The Liberian President became the first African player to win the Ballon d’Or and Fifa World Player of the Year awards back in 1995. He’s also a three-time African Player of the Year winner, and won the illustrious African Player of the Century award back in 1996.

Weah spent time at the likes of Monaco, PSG, Chelsea, and, most famously, AC Milan. Having him at Parkhead will simply be an honour for the club. It’s also a chance for supporters to hopefully meet Africa’s greatest ever player.

Weah Sr is now the President of Liberia (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Of course, Weah Jr will have a hell of a time trying to overthrow Odsonne Edouard. That has to be his primary goal. And with the Frenchman in decent form, much work has to be done to displace him.

For the rest of us, we’ll all be eagerly awaiting the visit of his father whilst hopefully enjoying the performances of his son.

We could certainly be in for a memorable second-half of the season.

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