Hull City have recalled forward Mark Cullen from his loan spell at League One strugglers Bury.
Cullen returned to Humberside earlier in the week to undergo a scan on a shin injury and his parent club have now called time on his second spell at Gigg Lane.
Having featured for the Shakers during a spell last term, the 20-year-old made seven starts in 12 appearances this season and scored his only goal when he snatched a late leveller in the 2-2 draw at Stevenage last month.
A statement on Bury's official website said: "Mark returns to Hull with our thanks and best wishes for the future."
Kevin Blackwell won't rule out signing MK Dons striker Ryan Lowe, but feels the volume of loan players already at Bury could hinder any deal.
Lowe, 34, is a former crowd favourite from his time with the Shakers, and Dons boss Karl Robinson suggested this week he would be available to move to a side lower down the League One table.
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