By Jonathan Veal, Press Association Sport
Published: 19:57 GMT, 18 February 2020 | Updated: 19:59 GMT, 18 February 2020
RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann insists his side's Champions League clash with Jose Mourinho's Tottenham is not the master versus the apprentice.
Nagelsmann, 32, was dubbed 'Baby Mourinho' after making early waves as a coach, having to give up playing while still a teenager due to injury.
He became the Bundesliga's youngest ever manager aged 28 when he took over at Hoffenheim in 2016 and is widely regarded as one of European football's up-and-coming coaches.
Julian Nagelsmann says RB Leipzig's clash with Jose Mourinho's Tottenham is about the players
Wednesday's last-16 first leg at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will be his - and Leipzig's first taste of a knockout game in the Champions League, something that Mourinho is an old hat at.
The Portuguese has won the competition twice, which means Nagelsmann is full of respect for him, but says the tie is not about them.
'It is only a game between Leipzig and Tottenham. Eight years ago Tim Weise called me Baby Mourinho, but that was only for two weeks. After that he called me Julian again.
'Tomorrow it is Leipzig against Tottenham, not Mourinho v Baby Mourinho.
'I have great respect for Mourinho. He has won