Karl Darlow would kill Craig Gordon's Celtic career

Celtic FC's goalkeeper Craig Gordon (L) fights for the ball with RSC Anderlecht's Lukasz Teodorczyk (R) as teammate Mikael Lustig (C) looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group B...

Craig Gordon needs to seriously consider quitting Celtic if a transfer rumour comes off.

Karl Darlow of Newcastle United kicks the ball away in anger after Daryl Murphy of Nottingham Forest scores a goal to make it 1-0 during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between...

It's been a horrendous 2019 for Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon so far.

The 36-year-old hasn't kicked a ball for club or country this calendar year, after losing his place to Scott Bain for Celtic and Scotland.

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And if a transfer rumour is true, it's about to get a lot worse for the veteran.

According to The Chronicle, the Hoops want to sign Newcastle United keeper Karl Darlow this summer.

 

If that happens, Gordon is effectively finished at Parkhead. Gordon would then be the team's third-choice keeper and surely he has to leave or retire in that scenario.

At 36, Gordon, contracted until June 2020, hasn't got long left in his playing career anyway.

If he wants to end his career by actually playing regularly then he simply has to leave if Darlow is signed.

The legendary Scot has won 11 major titles at Parkhead, and it could be 12 this time next week as Lennon's side prepare for a Scottish Cup final with Hearts at Hampden Park.

Celtic Glasgow Scottish goalkeaper Craig Gordon gives a press conference at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on November 21, 2017 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football...

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