Within minutes, the future United boss changed the score as he fastened onto Jordi Cruyff’s header, fired a shot at Tim Flowers and then tucked in the rebound, sending the Theatre of Dreams into raptures and earning a well-earned 2-2 draw.
That was the first of 126 goals that Ole scored in a United shirt and one that David May, who Ole was introduced for against Blackburn, remembers well.
“Ole came on and within two or three minutes you knew all about him; he banged it in the back of the net,” recalled Maysie in Monday’s episode of MUTV Group Chat.
“It’s so long ago and time’s flown. He was a phenomenal player and if he can get that into the lads now, we’ve got a great manager going forward.