And he was impressive against Brazil as he started alongside Gerrard for the first time.
England's rare victory
England's win over Brazil was the first since 1990 when Gary Lineker's header earned a 1-0 victory at Wembley
It was also the first time England have scored two goals versus Brazil since 1984 when John Barnes ran in a stunner and Mark Hateley followed up for a 2-0 win in the Maracana
Hodgson added: "As long as he is comfortable with the expectations, why should I worry?
"To be frank, if Jack Wilshere keeps up that level of performance he will soon justify all the expectations. He was very, very good as was Theo Walcott, who terrorised the left side of their defence."
England had not beaten Brazil since 1990 but were bright, Wayne Rooney giving them the lead after Joe Hart had saved Ronaldinho's penalty.
Fred equalised for Brazil before substitute Frank Lampard's 27th goal for his country secured the win on the hour.
Hodgson is clearly keeping a close eye on Lampard's future as speculation mounts that he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season.
The 34-year-old has been linked with LA Galaxy but Hodgson said: "It is not for me to discuss his career with his current club but I know he's going to have a lot of offers if Chelsea do decide to let him go and I would rather hope we will see him, if not in England, then in Europe because that will make my task a lot easier.
Wilshere's England career
v Hungary, 11 August 2010
"If he does follow David Beckham and go further afield it complicates matters but it doesn't necessarily mean your England career is at an end when you don't play in England or another European country."
Hodgson was delighted with England's display to record only their fourth win against Brazil.
He added: "I am very pleased with the way the players went about their business. I don't think we stole anything.
"Apart from a somewhat mad spell at the start of the second half when we conceded the equaliser by running the ball out from the back and then a bad backpass and a kick out gave them a second opportunity, I thought we dealt with the questions Brazil asked and posed plenty of our own."
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