Gordon has missed the Black Cats' first three Premier League games and the start of Scotland's Euro 2012 qualifying campaign after breaking his arm during the summer.
But the 27-year-old former Hearts stopper is closing in on a comeback.
On the mend: Gordon is relishing his return to action with Sunderland
He said: 'I've been working in the gym and I hope to have done a bit of handling by the end of this week. I should soon be diving and it's a case of building it up.
'All being well, I'll be ready to start playing by the end of this month.'
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