West Bromwich Albion are on the hunt for a new manager, with Chris Hughton strongly linked with a move to the Hawthorns.
Cowley has earned two promotions in three years at Lincoln City, which has alerted West Brom to his potential as a manager.
The 40-year-old has never been in charge at a Championship club before, but his work in the lower leagues appeals to many at the Hawthorns.
And West Brom could turn to Cowley if Chris Hughton turns them down.
Albion are still on the hunt for a new manager, after they failed to earn promotion this term.
West Brom put up a valiant fight in the play offs, but they were beaten on penalties by Aston Villa.
Whoever takes over at West Brom this summer will have a big task on their hands as there is expected to be masses of changes to their team, with plenty of departures set to take place.
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