The pair face-off in the Europa League tonight.
"He was there for 10 or 11 months and moved on and then ended up in the Ukraine," Jol said with a smile. "So it's something to think about.
"They play well. I was there last year playing against Dynamo Kiev. I think it is a strong competition."
When asked about their different career paths, Jol retorted: "Talking about him is a different issue. Do you want to talk about him or about me? About both?
"I don't want to focus on the coach. He's important, but not that important. Same as me.
"They have to show it on the pitch. The only thing we can do is try and take control and bring our vision over to the players.
"Don't make it more important than this."