SC Paderborn completed a remarkable return to the Bundesliga next season despite a 3-1 defeat to Dynamo Dresden on Sunday.
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The second-division club say Khiry Shelton is joining from Major League Soccer side Sporting Kansas City and Mohamed Kamara is switching from UCLA.
Kingsley Coman had a goal and an assist as Bayern Munich cruised into the semifinals of the DFB Pokal with a 6-0 win away to Paderborn on Tuesday.
Eighteen-time winners Bayern Munich will travel to third division Paderborn in the DFB Pokal quarter finals in February.
Stefan Effenberg has been sacked as the coach of 2. Bundesliga club SC Paderborn as they fight to avoid relegation.
The new Paderborn boss compared himself to Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp, and insists he will honour his deal with the 2. Bundesliga side until 2017.
Stefan Effenberg has been appointed to his first coaching position, taking over 2. Bundesliga club Paderborn on a contract until 2017.
Schalke have found their replacement for Roberto Di Matteo by appointing Andre Breitenreiter from relegated Paderborn as their new head coach.
Paderborn's president has joined the long list of critics after Bayern Munich's defeat at Freiburg, telling kicker: "They couldn't have cared less."
Six clubs could still be relegated from the German top flight going into the final day of the 2014-15 campaign.
Wolfsburg regained second spot from Borussia Monchengladbach and left Paderborn inside the bottom two with a 3-1 win in East Westphalia.
Paderborn wasted an opportunity to move out of the Bundesliga relegation zone after throwing away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home with Werder Brem
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