Brown, who was a team-mate of Solskjaer's throughout the Norwegian's 11-year Old Trafford career, has watched on with admiration as United have returned to the formula which made them so successful throughout Ferguson's 27-year spell in charge.
"I'd love to have a good answer but I'm not sure it's on me to talk about the situation".
United had been quickly out of the blocks, Marcus Rashford's attempt to play Jesse Lingard through thwarted by an interception, but the first real threat came from Di Maria, whose curling shot after six minutes went wide of David De Gea's far post.
Of the other men to follow Sir Alex Ferguson, David Moyes failed to do either, while Louis van Gaal was too keen to talk about his own philosophy and previous achievements, rather than those of the club, during two boring seasons in charge.
United will be without Paul Pogba in the second leg on March 6 in Paris after he received a second yellow card in the 89th minute for a lunge on Dani Alves.
What does it mean?
For the Brazilian, he has played in 53 of his side's 89 matches.
That is according to BT Sport pundit and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand.
"So, they approach it differently to the Champions League".
And ahead of Manchester United's crucial home leg against the Parisians, Pogba feels the Red Devils are lucky that Neymar will not be available for selection to the visitors at Old Trafford. - Mbappe became the third player to score in his first three away Champions League appearances in England, after Luis Enrique and Edin Dzeko.
Where will the Manchester United vs PSG, Champions League match take place?
Di Maria was the star of the match when he assisted twice for PSG's two-nil win over Manchester United in the first leg of the Champions League.