Gordon wants title now

Craig Gordon could win the title at the ground where he launched his career but the Celtic goalkeeper would be just as happy to see it unfold on his television.

Celtic will be crowned Ladbrokes Premeirship champions if Aberdeen lose against Dundee at Dens Park on Friday night.

If the Dons get a result, the defending champions will have the chance to clinch their sixth successive title themselves when they face Gordon’s former club, Hearts, at Tynecastle on Sunday.

The 34-year-old said: “I don’t mind where we win it. I don’t mind if it’s the day before when Aberdeen play. We want to win it at the earliest possible opportunity.

“We have put ourselves in a great place to do that already at this stage of the season. It makes no difference where we win it, we just want to get it done as soon as possible and we can concentrate on trying to add the Scottish Cup to it.”

Unbeaten Celtic are 25 points ahead with 29 games played and Gordon is not concerned if a potential Aberdeen slip gets them over the line.

“It doesn’t make any difference,” he said. “It’s such a long season that it really doesn’t matter. You work all season for that and I don’t think anybody would mind which way it was.

“But we want to win the game regardless, whether it’s the one that wins the title or whether it’s already won. We want to continue winning, continue the run that we are on and make sure we do that for as long as we can.”

Craig Gordon could win the title at the ground where he launched his career but the Celtic goalkeeper would be just as happy to see it unfold on his television.

Celtic will be crowned Ladbrokes Premeirship champions if Aberdeen lose against Dundee at Dens Park on Friday night.

If the Dons get a result, the defending champions will have the chance to clinch their sixth successive title themselves when they face Gordon’s former club, Hearts, at Tynecastle on Sunday.

The 34-year-old said: “I don’t mind where we win it. I don’t mind if it’s the day before when Aberdeen play. We want to win it at the earliest possible opportunity.

“We have put ourselves in a great place to do that already at this stage of the season. It makes no difference where we win it, we just want to get it done as soon as possible and we can concentrate on trying to add the Scottish Cup to it.”

Unbeaten Celtic are 25 points ahead with 29 games played and Gordon is not concerned if a potential Aberdeen slip gets them over the line.

“It doesn’t make any difference,” he said. “It’s such a long season that it really doesn’t matter. You work all season for that and I don’t think anybody would mind which way it was.

“But we want to win the game regardless, whether it’s the one that wins the title or whether it’s already won. We want to continue winning, continue the run that we are on and make sure we do that for as long as we can.”