“His profile is fantastic”

KV Mechelen trainer Danny Buijs will face his former player Bjorn Meijer this weekend. Club Brugge‘s left-back broke through under his former practice master at FC Groningen, who predicts a great future for Meijer.
Buijs, who has to watch the duel with Bruges from the stands due to a suspension, is very enthusiastic about Meijer. It’
s a relief for a trainer to work with a player like him. Bjorn has just the right balance between self-criticism and self-confidence. If you point out something to him, it‘s never yes, but he always thinks: how can I get better from this criticism? , says Buijs in conversation with Voetbal International.
The practitioner, who is twelfth with Mechelen, sees Meijer as a complete player. A left-footed defender who is good at playing football, is physically fine and has a great ability to walk. If he continues to develop on this path at Club Brugge, I am very curious how far he will go. His profile is fantastic.
Meijer’
s stormy development has not yet secured a place in the selection of national coach Louis van Gaal, something he‘s not really working on himself yet. Personally, I think that’s really a little too fast. Before I can claim that, I really have a little more to prove, he recently told VI.