Despite his lack of goals, Wilbraham’s hold-up play is regarded highly by team-mates and the 33-year-old featured in Palace’s Championship play-off win against Watford at Wembley and two of their opening three games in the Premier League this season.
Bowyer has admitted looking for a new striker before Saturday’s local derby against Burnley with Portuguese winger Fabio Nunes due to join Coventry on loan.
The Rovers manager said: "Fingers crossed but we’re hopeful of getting in one in before Saturday. There are a number of names on my list and hopefully we can get an answer off a few people."
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