Fowler, who arrives in Australia on Tuesday night, will meet with West Adelaide vice-chairman Andy Haralampopoulos as the club prepares their case join the A-League, The Advertiser reports.
West Adelaide officials have also confirmed that the former National Soccer League powerhouse are currently negotiating with English Premier League champions Leicester City in an effort to form a partnership between the clubs.
"I have been invited to talk to Robbie Fowler about our plans to put our club in the A-League," Haralampopoulos said.
"He also wants to coach as well, and he’d be great to be the coach.
"Our intermediary also met with the directors of the English Premier League club [Leicester] last week at a match.
"We’re looking at modelling [our] A-League club on Melbourne Victory’s model [where investors own the club] but we also want to have major input from an EPL club."
Fowler, who amassed 460 career appearances as a player, including a stint in the A-League between 2009-2011 with the North Queensland Fury and Perth Glory, has limited coaching experience with his only effort in 2012 as player/coach of Thai club Muangthong United.
West Adelaide are the latest National Premier League club to express their interest to join the A-League, with Adelaide City and Brisbane Strikers working on bids to join the top echelon.
"We expressed our interests in writing to FFA last year after we met with [former A-League chief] Damien de Bohun," Haralampopoulos said.
"Our [latest] submission will be good and well weighted with EPL interest, changing the dynamics of the whole venture."