QPR loanee Tom Carroll wants to "make it at Tottenham" but is prepared to consider all of his options at the end of the season.
Ilkay Gundogan has commited his future to Borussia Dortmund by signing a new contract.
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.