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Werder Bremen boss Florian Kohfeldt accepts his side are in a relegation battle but insists they cannot afford to abandon their philosophy.
Werder Bremen winger Milot Rashica has been linked with a January move to Aston Villa.
Werder Bremen will be without Josh Sargent until after the winter break as the attacking midfielder has been sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Fin Bartels is yet to make an appearance this season but the Werder Bremen midfielder hopes to be back in action soon.
Werder Bremen head coach Florian Kohfeldt says the 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin felt like a defeat as they failed to hold on to the lead.