Montpellier striker M'Baye Niang does not feature in the club's future plans and will return to parent club AC Milan in the summer, according to club president Louis Nicollin.
"Extending the loan? That has never been in question," said Nicollin.
Scoring three goals in eight games during his short loan spell, the 19-year-old French striker has not made the impact Nicollin wanted when signing the young prospect.
"This is not a player for us." added the Montpellier man.
Having struggled to gain a regular place at Milan, Niang was sent out on loan for experience and expectations were high as the six-foot striker was wanted by many clubs last season.
He will return to Milan and begin pre-season with Clarence Seedorf's side in an attempt to win back a starting place before the new season commences.
Milan currently have Mario Balotelli, Robinho, Giampaolo Pazzini and loan signing Adel Taarabt occupying the forward positions at the club.
With rumours that Balotelli could be moving on, Milan will be looking for a star to fill the gap should the Italian international leave.
Atletico Madrid put more pressure on Milan by dumping them out of the Champions League at the last 16 stage last night with a 5-1 aggregate win.
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