"We've got to think about the longevity as well, who's going to fit in personality-wise".
"We were very disappointed in the result, but we can't look at the performance and say we were s***, because we weren't, to be honest, and blunt, we weren't".
"We've done well, of course".
Lingard was forced off injured in the Champions League defeat by Paris Saint-Germain in February but now has an outside chance of featuring at Molineux as he joined up with his team-mates before they departed for Wolves.
Speaking to reporters, Solskjaer spoke and referenced his former manager, United great Sir Alex Ferguson, saying: "It's the not squeaky bum time like the gaffer used to say but it tightens up and April and May at Manchester United is when we narrow the focus and it's now about winning trophies, making use of the squad".
"I didn't have a schedule [in mind]".
"I think we've shown against PSG that on any given day we can beat a top team", said Solskjaer, who has turned United's fortunes around since he took over from the sacked Jose Mourinho in December.
Bale's agent Jonathan Barnett has repeatedly stated Bale's intention to remain at the Bernabeu, but United are one of just a handful of clubs with the wherewithal to acquire the forward.