centre back Andrew Davies has joined Preston on an emergency one-month loan.
Preston boss Alan Irvine is currently missing defenders Callum Davidson, Liam Chilvers, Michael Hart and Neal Trotman and has struggled to fill his bench in recent games.
Stoke's out-of-favour Nigeria midfielder Seyi Olofinjana is wanted on loan by Championship side Sheffield United.
Stoke's Andrew Davies (right) has joined Preston on a one-month emergency loan
Giving it the thumbs up: Preston boss Alan Irvine is currently without three defenders and desperately needs the cover
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