Chris Sutton praises Celtic's 'tremendous' Craig Gordon

An ex-Celtic star has been talking about one of their most important current players.

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton has had his say on Craig Gordon’s form for the Bhoys in his column for the Daily Record.

The 32-year-old goalkeeper was signed in the summer to replace Fraser Forster, who left for Southampton, and the former has impressed time and again.

It was a brave move when Celtic signed Gordon after he had not played a competitive match for two years, but the decision has proved to be a master-stroke, with Ronny Deila benefiting from a resurgent player who has turned the clock back in fine style.

Gordon has played 42 times for Celtic this season, emphatically proving any doubters wrong, and Sutton for one thinks he is the club’s Player of the Season despite some notable rivals for that honour.

“The biggest compliment you can pay to Gordon is that no one has really noticed Forster has gone,” Sutton wrote.

“Gordon has been a tremendous signing; especially when you consider he didn’t cost a button.”

Sutton went on to suggest that there was plenty of time for another Celtic player to come through as a late candidate for the club’s best player, but as he said, he is pinning his colours firmly to the Gordon mast.

When you consider how the player has turned his career around, that is no surprise at all.

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