But the accountancy firm warned United could soon find themselves slipping behind the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City due to their failure to qualify for the Champions League.
And, while Solskjaer offered no update on talks to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon, he said the performances of several youngsters convinced him the squad does not need a major overhaul.
"It is physically and mentally demanding and we've got to make sure we energise them with results", he said. As stated on the Premier League's official website: "Any goal scored or created with the use of the hand or arm will be disallowed this season even if it is accidental". "We were looking at the Middle East, but that is definitely not going to happen". I don't know where they're all going to be, but we're staying in Europe.
However, tensions are high after the United States has ordered to kill Iranian General Qassem Suleimani, to avenge Iran by attacking USA air bases in Iraq, and to accidentally shoot down a Ukrainian passenger plane.
"We played a decent first half the last time we played them (a 0-0 away draw), the second-half was a bit disappointing".
"I think you can see it was two teams towards the end that were exhausted", Solskjaer told BT Sport. It might be that we start with winning a cup and then these players will get the taste ...
Rashford had come off on Saturday after scoring twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Norwich, with Solskjaer admitting the England worldwide is carrying "quite a few knocks". "We concentrate on performing on the pitch and we just have to stick together and be united as a club".
Solskjaer sees the midseason break as vital for his players after an intense run of games.