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Gordon responds when asked if following Forster put him under pressure

Celtic snapped up Craig Gordon after Southampton signed Fraser Forster.

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon says that following on from Fraser Forster did not put him under any added pressure this season.

Forster left Celtic for Southampton last summer, ending a four-year stay at the club, but he is still fondly remembered by supporters of the Scottish giants.

The England international was a commanding figure between the sticks at Celtic Park, but Gordon insists that he wasn't put under any more pressure because of his predecessor's excellence.

Gordon has made a great start to filling the void created by Forster’s departure, with his performances simply startling considering the lack of action he had prior to joining.

Gordon joined Celtic after two years away from the professional game, but he is already at the very top of his game.

The 32-year-old has forced his way back into the Scotland set-up and could easily claim the side's player of the season award at the end of the campaign.

Forster, meanwhile, has also done excellently with Southampton. The towering stopper has been a mainstay in Ronald Koeman's side as they have chased a top-four spot and he will be hoping to keep up his fine form to help the Saints make it into the Champions League places.

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