'A canon of a left-foot' - Gordon reveals which Bhoys star has the hardest shot

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon says that Derk Boerrigter is the player with the most power behind his shot in training in the current squad.

Craig Gordon revealed in a Twitter question and answer session that Derk Boerrigter has the hardest shot at Celtic. 

The Scottish stopper moved to Parkhead this summer and has clearly been impressed by the Bhoys winger in training. 

In the Twitter interview with Celtic's sponsors, Magners, Gordon praised Boerrigter's shooting and said that he was the player who could generate the most power on his attempts, although he did question his accuracy.

Boerrigter has struggled to make an impact since joining Celtic from Ajax last year and this wayward shooting has been all too evident. 

However, there is a hope that he could make a success of his time in Scotland if he can rekindle his top form this season.

Boerrigter came to Parkhead with a reputation as an excellent dribbler and a match-winner, but he has fallen out of starting contention and looks to be set for a rotational role this season after the club's transfer business has brought a number of attacking additions to the club. 

During the question and answer session Gordon also revealed what his dream back-four from the players he has played behind would be - and included Virgil Van Dijk in it. 

Van Dijk has been linked away from Scotland in recent times and Gordon's praise is yet another glowing endorsement of his ability.

The Dutchman is considered Celtic's finest talent and their failure to qualify for the Champions League this campaign could still cost them dear in January, if Arsenal's reported interest is stepped up.

Gordon also discussed what the biggest honour in his career has been so far and if he would like to go into management in the future. 

 

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