Derby have signed Aston Villa midfielder Barry Bannan on a one-month loan deal.
Bannan, who signed as a trainee in August 2008, last played for Villa in their 2-0 UEFA Cup defeat to CSKA Moscow last month.
The 19-year-old will provide cover for Miles Addison and Paul Green, who have both been ruled out until the end of the season.
Rams manager Nigel Clough told BBC Radio Derby: "He should be coming in for a month initially and then we'll look at it from there. He will cover us and help out all the way across the midfield four."
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.