The 21-year-old pulled his hip flexor during shooting practice and the extent of surgery required following the injury is expected to keep him out until after Christmas.
Bowler was nominated for Premier League 2 player of the month this week after a bright start to the season - scoring two goals in three appearances.
Josh Bowler was signed from Queens Park Rangers in 2017 as a promising young prospect but he has not shown enough in his 3 years with the club to indicate there is any future for him in the first team.
He was expected to be under consideration for a move to another club in the current domestic transfer window but that will now have to wait until the New Year.
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1 Posted 07/10/2020 at 11:34:04
2 Posted 07/10/2020 at 14:18:33
3 Posted 07/10/2020 at 14:27:10
Unlikely to progress to the first team is my assessment, but he will bring in funds when sold and he will have a career in league football.
Hopefully he'll be fit for the January window when a club – be it loan or sale – can be found for him.
4 Posted 07/10/2020 at 14:42:00
He looks a level above, in every video I've seen. I'll admit that the delivery of the ball and pressing aren't there but he creates in a short space has quick feet and pace.
He just needs to temper all that speed to improve his delivery. I see a Premier League player in there.
5 Posted 07/10/2020 at 22:19:15
There's a few NW clubs that could do with a goal scorer.
Hopefully a quick recovery and loan after Christmas.
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