Sunderland have suspended midfielder Adam Johnson pending the outcome of a police investigation, the club announced on Monday.
Johnson had been due to travel with the rest of the squad to east Yorkshire on Monday afternoon for Tuesday night's Premier League fixture at Hull.
A club statement said: "Sunderland AFC has confirmed that Adam Johnson has been suspended from the club, pending the outcome of a police investigation. No further comment will be made at the present time."
Johnson, 27, has...