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Impact Completes Transfer of Alejandro Silva to Club Olimpia

January 7, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Montreal Impact News Release

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact is able to announce today the transfer of Uruguayan midfielder Alejandro Silva to Paraguayan side Club Olimpia, for an amount of more than C$4,000,000, the biggest transfer in club history.

"I thank Alejandro for his important contribution this past season," said Impact head coach Rémi Garde. "His daily professionalism and his desire to win greatly helped the team progress. He was very keen to take a new sporting opportunity that would also allow him to be closer to his family. I wish him a lot of success in the future."

After joining the Impact in March 2018, Silva scored five goals and registered 11 assists in 31 regular season games, including 27 starts, and 2,368 minutes of play. He also scored one goal in two Canadian Championship games.

Silva had previously played with Club Olimpia on two occasions during his career, notably helping the team reach the Copa Libertadores final in 2013.

Transaction: The Montreal Impact completed the transfer of Alejandro Silva to Club Olimpia.


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