Taarabt arrived in January on a temporary transfer.
"I never expected to score so early into my time here. We lost at Napoli, but I think I managed to show straight away who I am," Taarabt told Milan Channel.
"With this shirt I played for the first time at San Siro and in the Champions League. We are in negotiations so that I can stay here and I hope to stay at Milan, as with this jersey I manage to give 100 per cent.
"In England I played behind the strikers, but here at Milan I have a different role and I prefer it."