The youngster's goal turned out to be the eventual match-winner and Pogba played a huge part in ensuring it, controlling the game in the end when United needed him the most.
"The feeling that I have is he is a player who played where it hurts, he used to play where it really matters, on the edge of the last line where he would make those runs in behind", Neville added.
Herrera, 29, who has been at United for four-and-a-half years and made 180 appearances for the club, has emerged as an important player in Solskjaer's team.
United were 11 points off the top four when Solskjaer was appointed, but have since narrowed that gap to five points ahead of their trip to Leicester City on Sunday, making the Norwegian a strong candidate to be given the job permanently.
In what is becoming an increasingly recurrent pattern for Manchester United under their new manager, they started on the front-foot and took the lead yet again - Marcus Rashford ripping a finish into the bottom corner off a splendid Paul Pogba pass, following an error from Leicester full-back Pereira. "He is getting the best from Rashford, he is getting the best from Paul, he is getting the best from Anthony, from Jesse". What is a "big name"? "I feel I could be a leader in some moments but I don't think I am the only leader at the club".
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"When I came in, it was about talking to the players about their performances and what we expect from the playing style". He " ll be up there but so will Mauricio Pochettino but the next man we [United] get in has to be the right man.
"I have been told a lot of times "you should wear the armband in the future" but I don't need it", said the 29-year-old.
"In fact, both Molde owners wished me all the best, because they knew this is something I have dreamt about".