Hodgson also said he met Liverpool co-owner George Gillett prior to Saturday night's friendly against Al-Hilal in Switzerland which was called off following heavy rain.
Earlier in the week the former Fulham boss stated that Liverpool stars Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres were not for sale despite speculation that they would leave the club.
Having joined Liverpool on 1 July Hodgson also said he has had to reassure what he called a "disenchanted" squad after they finished seventh in the Premier League last season, leading to end of the six-year reign of predecessor Rafael Benitez.
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