Chelsea were not the only club interested in signing Craig Gordon
Chelsea had a bid for Gordon rejected last week as manager Antonio Conte sought a new shot-stopper.
It was a surprise offer for the 34-year-old, who had not been linked with the Blues until the bid was made.
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And Sky Sports claim Chelsea were not the only side keen on the Scotland international.
According to the report, Celtic were confident of keeping Gordon at the club and will now offer him a new contract to block a future move.
The former Sunderland player – once a £9million arrival at the Stadium of Light – has rebuilt his career at Celtic Park.
Chelsea moved for Gordon when Asmir Begovic informed Conte that he wanted to quit the club.