Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could hardly have done any better in his first 11 games as Manchester United’s caretaker manager.
What happens in the next 11 – starting against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday – will probably determine whether the 45-year-old Norwegian gets the job of replacing Jose Mourinho full-time.
But off the pitch, he has hit the reset button at Old Trafford, restoring the ethos of Sir Alex Ferguson’s trophy-laden time in charge.
In eight short weeks, Solskjaer has wiped out the toxic atmosphere of Mourinho’s final few weeks at Old Trafford – and United fans are enjoying going to watch their team again.
So how has he done it?