Stoke manager Tony Pulis has strengthened his midfield by signing Darel Russell and Keith Andrews.
Russell has arrived from Norwich on a three-year contract in a £125,000 deal, which includes a sell-on clause.
The 22-year-old, who plays in central midfield, is a former England youth international.
Dublin-born Andrews, who is also 22, has been taken on a three-month loan from
He is a former Irish Under-18 international and can play in either midfield or defence.
The new signings, who will both will be available for Saturday's game at Derby, bring the number of manager Tony Pulis' summer signings to seven.
"We are delighted to sign these two players. They are both young
and strong and with great potential," said Pulis.
"They give us more options in an area we knew needed strengthening and which
we have been looking at all summer."