Alan Hutton says Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon will be “disappointed” to have fallen down the pecking order at Celtic as a move away looks off the cards.

The former Rangers full-back, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, believes the 37-year-old will want to end his career playing regularly after losing his number one status at Parkhead to Fraser Forster.

As revealed exclusively by Football Insider, Hearts had been pushing to sign Gordon before Friday’s transfer deadline but manager Daniel Stendel has said the club do not need to sign a goalkeeper now.

Since the arrival of Southampton’s Forster in August, the goalkeeper has not made any appearances in the Scottish Premiership and has been restricted to only a handful of starts in Europe.

Since the arrival of Southampton’s Forster in August, the goalkeeper has not made any appearances in the Scottish Premiership and has been restricted to only a handful of starts in Europe.

When asked about the possibility of his former-teammate returning to Tynecastle, Hutton told Football Insider: “Another one that is getting on in years but you only have to look at Allan McGregor. He is playing some of the best football of his career.

“Craig will obviously be disappointed with the way it has worked out at Celtic. He was number one but fell down the pecking order.

“As an Edinburgh boy he will want to see out the remainder of his career playing, so to go somewhere like that (Hearts), back home, been there before and knowing the club inside out it would be a good move for him.

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“I definitely think that will be something he will look at and he would probably be happy to make that move.”

The keeper, capped 54 times by Scotland, is out of contract at the end of the 2019/20 season.

In other Celtic news, Jackie McNamara applauds the decision to keep starlet at Parkhead.