CELTIC keeper Craig Gordon has extended his contract at the champions until 2020.
The Scotland international agreed a new three-year deal, despite speculation across the border Chelsea would renew their interest in the summer.
Antonio Conte, the Stamford Bridge boss, was out of luck in the January transfer window after making two bids for the 34-year-old shotstopper, the last believed to be £3million.
Gordon, who has kept 22 clean sheets for Brendan Rodgers’ side this season, said: “It’s good to finally get it done and concentrate on the rest of the season.”
The goalie, who joined the Hoops in July 2014 as a free agent, temporarily lost his place to new arrival Dorus de Vries in late August and a chunk of September.
However, he revealed he is happy to have changed his playing style in order to reclaim the number one shirt.
Gordon added: “I think it’s the same for every player when a new manager comes in, you want to prove your worth to the team.
“You also want to stay in the team and it’s taken a little while for me to do that and to be able to adapt to the way he wants me to play.
“Thankfully, I’ve been able to do that and, hopefully, I’ll be able to continue to do that over the next three years.
“Hopefully, that’s not the end, either. I’m hoping to play on as long as I possibly can.
“There may be one contract beyond this, but it’s good for the next three years to know that stability is there and I’m going to be here fighting for trophies.”