It is a huge night for the manager and his team in the stadium which saw them win the Champions League twenty years ago courtesy of Solskjaer’s injury time winner.
And in the iconic stadium the United boss took the time out to take a selfie with one half of the Glazer’s and chief financial officer Cliff Baty.
Solskjaer has greatly endeared himself to the club’s fans since returning in December, but they will see this as him fraternising with the enemy and it hasn’t taken them long to show their distaste.
“I guess that will buy his silence,” said one ominously.
“Reason #17396 why Ole needs to get the f*** out of this football club,” claimed another.
A third said: “Confirmed new lap dog!!!!”
“Starting to hate Ole,” added a fourth.
“Sackable offence alone,” claimed one fan.
Build up to tonight’s clash includes:
The Glazer family first invested in Man United in September 2003 and have gradually increase their stake within the club.
By the end of 2005 the Glazer’s controlled 98% of the club, but their ownership has never been well received by fans.
The club’s owners commitment to their commercial success has angered fans who have watched their team slowly decline on the pitch.
The green and gold scarves that are prominent around the ground are due to a Manchester United Supporters Trust protest which aims to return the club to its roots which saw them where a green and gold kit.
United’s last league title was under Sir Alex Ferguson six years ago and Old Trafford has seen four permanent managers occupy the dugout since the Scot’s retirement.
Solskjaer is the most recent following his impressive interim spell, but he has a huge task to topple Barcelona tonight.
The Norwegian is looking for a repeat of their famous victory against PSG in the last round when they came back from a 2-0 first-leg defeat to progress on away goals.