The new caretaker boss was often used a substitute during his 11-year playing stint at Old Trafford.
And he hopes he can install the same mentality into the current squad.
Speaking before Saturday’s clash with Cardiff, the Norwegian said: “My job is to help the players, make them grasp the opportunity, they all wanna be part of Manchester United, I’m here to help them, help the team, down to man management.
“I had the best manager as a player and coach to deal with players and it’s about communication, I’ll sit down and speak to the ones not playing.
“When you’re at Manchester United there are a set of demands and one is to be a team player and I don’t think anyone has been on the bench more than me! That’s all my comeback to players, you might come on make an impact