United are now fourth in the Premier League on 51 points, one above both Chelsea and Arsenal.
"It's not about making a case for me to stay", he told Sky Sports .
And the Manchester United interim boss has now expressed his delight at seeing the England global sign a new long-term contract with the Red Devils.
"I have to say I don't think I would have hit it like he did, so fantastic goal".
"He's just giving joy to everyone and giving confidence to everyone and you can see on the pitch".
The Chile worldwide believes the interim United manager has got the best out of the World Cup victor.
Although it was a tense affair, Solskjaer believes the fightback proved that his side have character and determination.
Ferdinand appears to suggest that the former Molde man has already proven himself and that if he secures a top four spot for the club then he should be given the job permanently. That is a great test of character. It's what we wanted since Ole came. They did, and the supporters did. Because, going into every game thinking they can win it has not been the most conspicuous of aims since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.
"We lost games when I played". 'We might have been a bit of a laughing stock at the start of the season, but certainly not now.
Ranieri understands the frustration of the fans, many of whom chanted "You don't know what you're doing" when Ranieri took off Andre Schurrle for Cyrus Christie after 53 minutes. "And this club always bounces back".
Manchester United will end the day in the top four of the Premier League for the first time since the opening day of the season after yet another convincing display, this time away to struggling Fulham.