He started his career at Ferro Carril Oeste before earning a move to Boca Juniors in 1996. It wasn't long after his move to Boca, that he was sold on to Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata. In 2002, Sava was sold to Fulham for £2 million; from there, he enjoyed a loan spell to Celta Vigo. After a permanent move to Celta Vigo, he helped them secure promotion to the Spanish First Division. He then moved to another Spanish second division team; Lorca Deportiva, but returned to Argentina in the middle of 2006 to play for Racing Club de Avellaneda.
In 2008 he joined Arsenal de Sarandí.