ANTHONY Gelling will not be available for selection for Warrington Wolves for the foreseeable future after he was arrested on Saturday.

Amid rumours on social media surrounding the centre, The Wire have confirmed that a club investigation will take place into "his conduct away from the club."

While that is in progress, the Cook Islands international will not feature for Steve Price's side.

The statement also says Gelling is "fully supportive" of the investigation.

Police are also investigating after an allegation of assault on Saturday.

Gelling has started at right centre in both of The Wire's Super League fixtures thus far in 2020 having joined from Widnes Vikings in the close-season.

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He also scored a try in his first Warrington appearance - the friendly win over Salford Red Devils in Mike Cooper's Testimonial match.

The statement in full:

Warrington Wolves can confirm that centre Anthony Gelling will not be available for selection pending a club investigation into conduct away from the club.

Gelling is fully supportive of the investigation.

The club and player will be making no further comment at this time.

Cheshire Police have issued the following statement:

At 3pm on Saturday 8 February police received a report of an assault at an address in Widnes.

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

He has been questioned by detectives and released on conditional bail. Enquiries into the assault remain ongoing