BBC Sport - World Cup 2014: Nothing wrong with Steven Gerrard - Roy Hodgson
Nothing wrong with Gerrard - Hodgson
- From the section 2014 Fifa World Cup
The England boss also confirmed he aims to have Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fit for England's second Group D match against Uruguay on Thursday, 19 June.
He added that he has no special plan to deal with Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo - who was instrumental in Italy's defeat of England at Euro 2012 - stressing his side were "not getting hung up on one player".