"He does have similarities, of course", said Solskjaer, who replaced the sacked Mourinho in December.
"Yes, it was towards the end of the game and we played a very poor game and Cristiano scored it", Solskjaer said of his former team-mate's goal. It's up to him.
Of the sequence Solskjaer said: "Of course we are going to play against some top teams but now we have to just focus on this one".
"But he's a Brazilian global, Andreas [Perreira] is a Brazilian worldwide, the talent is there and when they get the chance the next time.it's easier to come into a team that's doing well".
"We've got a coach with different intentions and different approach", said Martial, speaking ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League last-16, first-leg tie at home to Paris Saint-Germain.
But the Frenchman recognises that he must become more adept at sniffing out what Solskjaer calls the "ugly" goals, not least by better timing his runs in behind defenders, if - like Mbappe - he is to regularly contribute 20 or more goals a season.
"On the touchline with Jose Mourinho" will see the former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Inter Milan manager discuss the upcoming knockout stages of the Champions League as well as other talking points from the world of football as they unfold.
"When you get to this stage of the tournament, with the floodlights on, these are the games that you really look forward to". "I think Manchester United have the advantage". It's a tough period coming up, but these are the games you want to play in, the games you want to be available for. So I just want my players to go into this game confident and raise their game.
The Belgium worldwide found himself heading towards the free agent pool 18 months ago as his contract at Old Trafford ran down. That gives it an extra edge.
"PSG have great players but they have two or three players injured. I think our right-back thinks it is not too bad he will not be here".