The Norwegian coach is now the odds-on favourite to become the next permanent Man Utd manager after enjoying a near-perfect record since coming-in as caretaker boss following the exit of Jose Mourinho back in December.
Pogba broke the deadlock in a 3-0 win over the Cottagers with a stunning strike from a tight angle, before sealing the three points with a calmly-converted penalty.
"When Shaw was at Southampton he was a left-back and I loved watching him bomb up and down the wing, create goals, score goals, so I think I try to emulate that. We're very lucky to have a player like him on our team".
"He's not just scoring goals, he's assisting goals and he's controlling the game as well".
Victory at Craven Cottage was a 10th for United in an 11-game unbeaten run Solskjaer.
"There's still along way to go and we have a lot of big games coming up".
Manchester United want to capitalize on the situation and Express report that they are ready to spend up to £50 million to tempt him away from the embattled club.
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"I think Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] is just being himself. Now we're in fourth it is ours to lose".
United face off against French giants Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in midweek.
The Italian was happy with the early stages of the game, but says they lost their calm after Pogba's opener, leaving an uphill task.