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Celtic fans drool over Timo Weah display

Nine months after Patrick Roberts departed from Celtic the fans have a brand new hero to worship and ponder how to retain at the club.

When his name was first mentioned at Christmas time as a possible arrival there were unfounded concerns that he may be a celebrity signing bearing in mind the reputation of his father. It’s not often that you find the son of a President rolling up his sleeves to get stuck into a Scottish title challenge.

Nonetheless, expectations when he came on as a substitute against Airdrie in the Scottish Cup were high, and by the time the final whistle blew they had been raised further with a debut goal and genuine celebration. In after match interviews he seemed a very genuine and grounded kid, which is some achievement considering his background.

Another goal coming off the bench against St Mirren confirmed that the strike against Airdrie wasn’t a fluke. Celtic had acquired a player with the rare combination of blistering pace matched with the instinct of a poacher around goal.

With James Forrest and Odsonne Edouard picking up injuries in Sunday’s victory over St. Johnstone, the 6 foot striker looks set to play from the start against Hibs on Wednesday – the Edinburgh side have been well warned!

Here’s a look at how Celtic fans reacted to his performance on Twitter…

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