Has Celtic’s Craig Gordon just sent a message to Rangers star Allan McGregor?

Craig Gordon of Celtic saves during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and RSC Anderlecht at Celtic Park on December 5, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor and Celtic’s Craig Gordon are Scotland international teammates.

Allan McGregor of Rangers arrives outside the stadium prior to the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has suggested to The Daily Record that he is not going to make it easy for Rangers custodian Allan McGregor for the Scotland number one shirt.

McGregor, who returned to Ibrox club Rangers in the summer transfer window, and Celtic goalkeeper Gordon are the two main goalkeepers for Scotland at the moment.

While Gordon - who earns £8000 per week as salary, according to The Daily Star - played in the friendly international against Belgium last week, Rangers goalkeeper McGregor turned out against Albania this week.

The 35-year-old former Heart of Midlothian and Sunderland goalkeeper has suggested that he is not going to give up on a place in the Scotland starting lineup easily.

Gordon told The Daily Record: “I’ll continue to play until I’m no longer asked to. I’d love to go to a tournament and I like to think we have a good chance of reaching the Euros.

“I definitely not going to say I don’t want to be involved – I want to be the first choice but I’d be happy to go along as back-up if need be.”

Allan McGregor of FC Rangers holds the ball during 2nd Leg football match between NK Maribor and Rangers FC in 3rd Qualifying Round of UEFA Europa League 2018

Message for Allan McGregor

Gordon is clearly not going to give up on becoming the Scotland first-choice goalkeeper on a permanent basis, and that should push Rangers goalkeeper McGregor even more.

Both the Celtic and the Rangers stars are brilliant goalkeepers, and it is going to be an interesting battle between the duo in the Scottish Premiership this season.

Goalkeeper of Celtic Glasgow Craig Gordon during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Celtic FC at Parc des Princes on November 22, 2017 in Paris,...

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