Paying tribute, Solskjaer said:
“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Peter Whittingham.
“Peter was a fantastic footballer and an incredible human being. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him during my time at Cardiff City.
“It’s hard to believe that he has been taken from us at such a young age. Peter will be deeply missed and our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time.”
Everybody’s thoughts at Manchester United are with the family of Peter Whittingham at this difficult time.