That would then allow Begovic to leave Chelsea and join Bournemouth.

Gordon has been subject of offers from the Blues but are yet to have a bid accepted.

“Asmir Begovic will want that deal to happen”

Jim White on Craig Gordon to Chelsea

Antonio Conte wants to sign him as back-up to No.1 Thibaut Courtois, allowing Begovic to move to the south coast.

Begovic is keen for first-team football and White thinks he is hopeful Celtic accept Chelsea’s approach.

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Craig Gordon is linked with a deadline day transfer to Chelsea


“Asmir Begovic will want that deal to happen,” he said on talkSPORT.

“He wants to play in his career.”