Hull FC have confirmed fullback Jamie Shaul is set for surgery on an ACL injury.
As such, he is set for several months on the sidelines.
They have also confirmed they will honour the contract they have offered him beyond this season.
Hull FC interim head coach, Andy Last, said: “We are all really disappointed with news, none more so than Jamie, but as a club we will ensure he gets the support and medical care he needs to help him through this period.
“I’m really pleased for him that the club have stood by their offer which will give him some peace of mind and security, which will enable him to focus fully on his recovery.”