HEARTS have confirmed the signing of Craig Gordon following his exit from Celtic.

The Scotland goalkeeper had announced his departure from Celtic on Sunday night after rejecting a new contract offer following six season at Parkhead.

The 37-year-old started his career at Tynecastle, winning the Scottish Cup and the Scottish Football Writers' player of the year award in 2006.

Gordon left for Sunderland in a £9million deal in August 2007 but will now be reunited with his former Hearts team-mate Robbie Neilson, who has also made a return to the club as manager.