"Last year, we said that getting into second place was a fantastic thing due to the qualities we had compared to the qualities of the other teams fighting for the top four", he told RedeTV!
"If Manchester United are still performing the same way, if there's still that same feeling in the dressing room, the results are still good, then I think it would be very hard for Manchester United not to give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the job".
"But then again there are so many games to go, so we've got a look forward, the next league game is Liverpool, of course".
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Chelsea made a deal to sign United States Men's National Team and Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic for $73.8 million in the summer.
After Saturday's 3-0 victory over lowly Fulham, United loom as a legitimate threat in the Champions League ahead of Tuesday's first-leg last-16 fixture at home to Paris Saint-Germain and centre-back Jones is feeling confident.
"When I played, the manager was always assuring us that when you're a part of this squad, you're important for us".
"We might have been a bit of a laughing stock at the beginning of the season but we're certainly not now".
"We created two great chances to score a goal but suddenly Pogba scored their first goal and I thought "okay, stay calm and we can continue to play". But against the big teams, it's hard and we conceded to them again on the counter-attack.
The odds are against the team with the worst defensive record in the division, with 58 goals conceded, pulling off a miraculous escape given that they are seven points adrift of 17th place with 12 games remaining. When we need three points, we get the three points, when we're playing away.
'I am glad he is in my team, ' Solskjaer said.