‘Gordon not for sale!’ says Rodgers as Chelsea make £3m bid for Celtic keeper

first_img1 Scotland international Gordon is a target for the Premier League leaders Brendan Rodgers confirmed Celtic have received an offer from Chelsea for Craig Gordon but remains adamant that his keeper is not for sale.The Stamford Bridge club are looking to line up a replacement should Asmir Begovic, number two to Thibaut Courtois, move to Bournemouth.Chelsea have reportedly bid around £3million for the 34-year-old Scotland keeper but speaking at Celtic’s Lennoxtown training complex, Rodgers said: “There has been an offer but nothing that would (make us) even think about moving him.“He is a player very much part of what we want to do.He has 18 months left on his contract and I want to keep him here to build a team around.“When the club spoke to me about it, my message was very simple. He is not a player we want to sell.”Asked if £3million was a derisory figure for Gordon the Northern Irishman, who worked at Chelsea’s youth academy, said: “It is certainly not his valuation, that is for sure.“I don’t want to put any numbers on it. The message is pretty clear. He is not for sale.”last_img

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