The Norwegian is responsible for one of the most famous goals in United's history when he netted the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final, which came at the Camp Nou against Bayern Munich, although he was keen to steer the focus away from himself.
And former Liverpool FC star Lawrenson is backing Manchester United to claim victory and seal their spot in the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday. "There's so many variables and these games will be decided by margins".More news: Netflix confirms Madeleine McCann documentary date
"So yes, we can go all the way but you've got to be lucky and good along the way".
Before that comes a key FA Cup quarter-final at Wolves on Saturday evening - a match Romelu Lukaku could join the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Ashley Young and Juan Mata in missing.
"Because PSG we still had a chance to correct it and before then the last game I lost was against Ranheim on 26th August, so it was a long time ago".
"We have played so much worse and won games and that's the unusual thing when you're a manager you can look behind the result and say that was a good performance but we didn't get what we deserved... it's so odd".More news: World shocked amid right-wing terror attacks on mosques
"So comparisons? Well we're not challenging to win the league this year but we are challenging for the other two trophies".
It has even been suggested to him that they are fated to be successful under him this season, as it is 20 years since the treble, and he used to wear the number 20 as a player at Old Trafford.
"I believe that you get what you deserve in life, in sports".More news: Students Blame Chelsea Clinton for Christchurch Massacre, Force Her to Apologise