By Amir Mir
Chris Sutton has claimed the gulf between Celtic and Rangers is so big the leaders can win the Scottish Premiership “without a goalkeeper”.
The former Premier League winner believes Brendan Rodgers’ side are so far ahead of their rivals they can lift the SPL crown without shot-stopper Craig Gordon between the sticks for the rest of the season.
Sutton’s comments will amuse Bhoys fans given the bitter rivalry between the Old Firm giants.
Rodgers’ men currently are 22 points clear of the second-placed team in the SPL table as the former Liverpool man is yet to beaten on the domestic circuit this term.
Speaking to BBC Radio Five Live, former Bhoys forward Sutton had this to say about the Scottish title race.
“There is talk about selling Craig Gordon,” Sutton told the Monday Night Club. “Celtic could play without a goalkeeper for the rest of the season and still win the league. They don’t need a goalkeeper.”
Additionally, to being unbeaten during this campaign, Rodgers has also led his team to three wins against the Gers.
The former Liverpool manager joined the club during the summer and is on course to win the treble with the Glasgow club.
The Hoops have already lifted the Scottish League Cup, they are on course to win the SPL title in record fashion and are still in contention to win the final remaining domestic trophy.
Despite their success in Scotland, Rodgers side did finish bottom of the table in their Champions League group earlier on in the campaign which included a 7-0 defeat at Barcelona.
But, they did pick up valuable points in Germany against Borussia Monchengladbach and against Premier League side Manchester City.
In other Celtic news, a late bid has been tabled for this centre-back.