The veteran goalkeeper made just two appearances in the Premier League last season, with Paul Lambert favouring Brad Guzan, and hopes to seal a move away from the club
The 37-year-old is not in Paul Lambert's first-team plans at Villa Park, with Brad Guzan preferred ahead of him, and admits he has struggled with his continued omission as he eyes an exit from the club.
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"I will just train hard until January and hope something comes up."
Given has not played for Villa since their 2-1 FA Cup defeat against Millwall in January and, while he remains frustrated at his lack of match action, is confident he can get a move away and enjoy regular football again.
"I am disappointed I am not involved but I still have three years left on my contract, and I know I am fortunate to have that security," he continued.
"There’s a lot of good lads out there who haven’t even got a club at the moment. I could still be sitting here this time next year, no change, or something might come up in January."