Bower has made over 200 appearances for the Valley Parade club but the form of Matt Clarke and Graeme Lee have seen his chances limited.
A proposed change to the summer transfer window for Premier League clubs could see an end to the mad dash
Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a five-game ban after shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea.
The Premier League came back with a bang this weekend.
Arsenal may have got the best of the summer's spending rush on strikers, if the players' goalscoring records are any indication.
Neymar has become the world's most expensive player after completing his move from Barcelona to Paris St Germain.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior has become the world's most expensive footballer after completing a 222 million euros (£200.