A gamble on Carlo Ancelotti to become the next Manchester United manager took place on Wednesday.
Ignacio Camacho has ended speculation over his future by signing a new contract at Malaga.
The 37-year-old, who has also featured for Newcastle and Sunderland in the north east, will go straight into Boro's squad for the clash with Bolton on Saturday.
The Republic of Ireland international has not featured for Villa since January.
Should he play at the weekend, it would be Given's 600th club game.