Dorrans has been linked with a permanent move away, while Dawson is a target for Championship clubs.
Mel remarked: "As for Graham Dorrans, he is a player who could be very useful to us in the future.
"All of the clubs in the Championship want Craig Dawson.
"He's an excellent centre-back, he's a young player and he has a big future for us.
"It's something we need to talk about with Craig. The advantage of the system in England is that you can loan him out for one month and he can have game time."
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