Penrith Panthers can confirm forward Sika Manu will depart Penrith at the end of the season to join Hull FC in the UK Super League.

Watch the video above to hear Sika's thoughts on his next club and his hopes for the rest of the season.

Panthers Executive General Manager rugby league Phil Gould AM thanked Sika for his contribution and commitment to Penrith over the last three years.

"Sika is an absolutely wonderful person. He is also a complete professional both on and off the field," Mr Gould said.

"We at Panthers will be forever grateful to Sika for coming to our club when he did and for the tremendous impact he has had on our young developing players. 

"We can assure his new club they have recruited a quality footballer and a quality person. 

"We wish Sika and his family all the very best for the future."