"It is true that I finish my contract [at the end of the season], it is true that we are in talks to discuss [a new deal]", he said.
An eye-watering 11 points off the Champions League spots when Jose Mourinho was sacked, caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's stunning start to life at the helm has seen them claw back that gap in style.
"You look at [Mauricio] Pochettino, who is the obvious choice, it looks like he wants to stay with a big project at Tottenham". But we put in a good performance as a team.
"Yes, I would have to say so because it's a tough place to come", the Norwegian said, per the Independent.
"Last year, we said that getting into second place was a fantastic thing due to the qualities we had compared to the qualities of the other teams fighting for the top four", he told RedeTV!
The visitors were now in complete control against a Fulham side looking more and more likely to find themselves playing Championship football next season.More news: LeBron James calls out Dallas Maverics over mid-game Harrison Barnes trade
While United's supporters revelled in watching the legendary figure in the dugout mastermind another victory, Fulham's fans booed Claudio Ranieri down the tunnel after the final whistle.
And the Manchester United interim boss has now expressed his delight at seeing the England worldwide sign a new long-term contract with the Red Devils. "He came to the dressing room".
"Ryan is a good player, but in this moment, he's not at the best of his fitness and form".
"I am excited about the challenges that lie ahead of us as we prepare for a very busy period in the season". Of course, they're all happy after winning the game.
Solskjaer's next job is to lead the side - this time as manager - back into Champions League action against Paris St Germain on Tuesday.