Tunnicliffe has impressed at Peterborough United and managed to force his way into Darren Ferguson's plans while Drinkwater has been earning good reviews for his displays at Barnsley, although he has picked up a one-game suspension with the Tykes.
"We try to get the loan boys back here," Joyce told ManUtd.com. "Ryan has been training today with the first-team and Danny was in yesterday.
"We try to bring them back during the international break just to have a little taste of training with the first-team in that group today. It keeps them in the club and makes sure they feel part of things."