Current England coach Hodgson had only been in charge at Anfield for a few weeks when Kacaniklic moved to Craven Cottage as part of the deal which saw Paul Konchesky head in the opposite direction.
"It was my decision to leave and go to Fulham and he let me go. It was up to me if I wanted to go.
"I had to move to develop my career. It has gone very well at Fulham and it feels like I made the right move and it was a good decision.
"I am not out for revenge. Like I said, it was my decision and Roy is a good coach. He's done a lot of good things in football and is well respected throughout the game."