The legendary former United manager has acted as Solskjaer’s mentor since the Norwegian took over as the club’s interim boss in December. Solskjaer’s impressive success in the role has made the visit of bitter rivals Liverpool to Old Trafford on Sunday an even bigger confrontation
The former United striker believes his club are rebuilding their reputation in the game and, given the rivalry that used to exist between Ferguson and Liverpool, Solskjaer said he would summon the spirit of his old leader before kickoff.
“He would be welcome to have his talk to the players if he wanted to,” said Solskjaer. “Because we know how much it meant for him to overtake Liverpool.