KEVIN Doyle has left Crystal Palace to return to parent club Wolverhampton Wanderers due to injury.
The 31-year-old hurt his groin at the start of the last international break four weeks ago and has been unable to return to training since.
Doyle signed for the Eagles on transfer deadline day on loan until January but his time at Selhurst Park has been cut short so he can receive treatment back at Molineux.
In total, the Irishman made four appearances, with his last coming as a 90th-minute substitute at Manchester United on November 8.
Boss Neil Warnock has made a striker his main priority in the January transfer window.