Palace won just twice in their last 14 matches.
But Pochettino insists: “Nothing to say about Roy.
“Roy is my friend. I admire him — he's an unbelievable coach. I think he's working really well. There is always pressure in football when you lose one or two games, but no doubt he is going to be successful with Palace.
“He has the experience to manage everything in this situation. It is going to be good to see him Monday. For sure, we are going to share a very nice time together.
“From the first moment, the feeling was very good between us. We understand football very well, the experience is there."
Asked if he can match 76 year-old Hodgson's longevity, Pochettino, who is 51, said: “I will only be thinking about being alive! If I am and I have the energy, I don't know — maybe."