Milan could send Mattia Destro back to Roma rather than take up their option to sign him on a permanent basis.
The striker arrived during the January transfer window on loan for €700,000 with an option to buy for a further €16m.
According to Sport Mediaset, Rossoneri chiefs have decided against taking up their option and will instead send the forward back to Roma.
He has played seven Serie A games for Milan, scoring two goals, but was surprisingly benched in the 2-2 draw with Hellas Verona.
Destro turned 24 last week and CEO Adriano Galliani went to his house in order to convince him to accept the transfer in January.
However, it seems increasingly unlikely that Milan will want to keep the ex-Siena talent without renegotiating the terms.
The ultimate decision will depend on whether the Rossoneri qualify for Europe and who will be the new Coach in place of Pippo Inzaghi.