In the summer 2018, Melayro Bogarde moved from the offspring of the Dutch top club Feyenoord to the youth department of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, in the final spurt of the Bundesliga season 2019/20, the 18-year-old interior defender then celebrated his professional debut in the Dress of the Kraichgauer. A great future is expected of the defensive player born in Rotterdam, but not only in Sinsheim. That’s what the picture says. According to this, however, the Bundesliga duo in Poker for Bogarde is threatened with a famous competition from its home country: Ajax Amsterdam is also said to have had an eye on talent.
Should Bogarde change to the Dutch capital, a circle would close by the way. Bogardes’uncle Winston also tied the football shoes for the Ajacids from 1994 to 1997 and celebrated, among other things, the Champions League 1995 and two national championships. Currently Bogarde is working as a co-coach of Ajax II.
Melayro Bogarde is still a long way away from such successes that he has great class, but the defensive player already proved: 2019 was one of the tribal forces of Jong Oranje when winning the U17-European Championship, In the U19 of the Hoffenheimer, Bogarde is also one of the performers.
In addition, Bogarde can be used flexibly. In addition to its established position in the center of the defense, the right foot also played as a legal defender and in the central middle field. The fact that his contract ends in the summer 2021 makes a transfer even more tempting.
That the BVB, RB Leipzig and Ajax show interest, does not surprise, “Image” however wants to know that Bogardes plans to stay with the TSG. Bogarde wants to advance his development at Hoffenheim and only as a professional will he take the next step, it is said. Contract talks should therefore be held soon.