Olimpia's transfer window: the arrivals and departures ahead of the CONMEBOL Libertadores 2019

They've already added Rodrigo Rojas, Tabaré Viudez, Willian Candia, Antolín Alcaraz and Maximiliano Oliverato their ranks.

Olimpia aren't slowing down as they get ready to compete in the CONMEBOL Libertadores 2019. They will be in Group C alongside Sporting Cristal (Peru), Godoy Cruz (Argentina) and Universidad de Concepción (Chile). The three time winners have already added four new faces to their squad.


Maximiliano Olivera

The 26-year-old Uruguayan full back, who joins from Italian side Fiorentina, has previously played for Montevideo Wanderers and Peñarol.

Rodrigo Rojas

After 10 years away, Rodrigo Rojas has returned to side he made his top flight debut with in 2006. The 30-year-old striker has spent the last three seasons on the books of Cerro Porteño. He's played in Argentina, Belgium, Chile and México. It was his moment to return 'home' to Olimpia. 

Tabaré Viudez

The Uruguayan forward joins after spending the last two seasons with Nacional de Montevideo. He's previously played for River Plate, where he won the CONMEBOL Libertadores in 2015. Viudez was key in the semi-final that year, providing the assist for Lucas Alario's goal which sent 'Los Millonarios' into the final.

Willian Candia

The 25-year-old midfielder also arrives from Cerro Porteño. His impressive performances as a youngster saw him earn a move to Racing Club. He later returned to Cerro Porteño and is now at Olimpia.

Antolín Alcaraz

The veteran defender joins from Libertad and adds much needed experience to Olimpia's squad. The 36-year-old Alcaraz has played in Italy, Spain, England, Portugal and Belgium and was part of the Paraguay national team which played in the 2010 World Cup. Antolin helped his country reach the quarter finals of the competition after playing in four matches and scoring one goal.