Wigan Warriors: Matty Peet issues update on the future of Kai Pearce-Paul following reports linking him with a move to the NRL

Matty Peet says Kai Pearce-Paul will still be a Wigan Warriors player next season.

Reports have linked the 21-year-old with a move to the NRL for the 2023 campaign, with Newcastle Knights among the interested clubs.

Peet insists there is no truth to the rumours, and Pearce-Paul will remain with the Warriors.

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He said: “The only update I can really give is, next year he is contracted and will be a Wigan player.

Kai Pearce-Paul will remain with Wigan next season

"He is 100 percent with us, and that’s the one thing in our control at the moment.

"The fact is he’s under contract and that won’t change.”

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Pearce-Paul has been out injured since the end of March, but could be set to return in the next few weeks.

"I think Toulouse is a chance,” added Peet.

"It will be Toulouse or Wakefield. I mean, he looks to me like he is flying in training but we need all of the secondary checks and scans.

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"He will be a great asset to us when he comes back.”