After getting closer and closer to finding the net in recent week's the boss insists Liverpool's No.4 get on the scoresheet soon.
Hodgson told Liverpoolfc.tv. "Meireles is a very good player and is a good striker of the ball.
"I'm sure his first goal for the club won't be too far away.
"He will get goals for us and he is a class act that gives this team something different.
"Meireles is the type of player we need to bring more of to this club in the future."