"It's an unknown isn't it, how much money is going to be floating around in the next window," Hodgson pondered in a press conference.
"I think we'd be very foolish to relax and start thinking there will be no bids for Wilf Zaha, no big-money interest in him, because he's such a good player.
"He has the ability to play at any level, anywhere in the world, so who knows? If we find it easy to keep him because there aren't big bids coming in, that would be fine.
"But I certainly wouldn't count on that because if I was at another club, I'd be looking to sign players of his quality."