His absence is likely to provide another opportunity for Cesar Dutra, who replaced Alves in the team's 2-0 defeat to Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.
"Depending on the future direction about the club's sporting and economic ambition, we could only consider working with partners who definitely have proof a connection to the club's identity," Jobst underlined.
In Group D, Al-Nassr FC of Saudi Arabia continued their charge towards the round of 16 with a 2-0 win over Iran's Sepahan thanks to a brace from Abderazzaq Hamdallah.
The German said that signing Alcantara was "nothing to do with being champions; we constantly try to develop and find solutions to the new challenges before we have the problems with them. That's how football works. It's not only about changing things it's about finding the right approach and plan again for this season," he commented.
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
Hertha opened the scoring as Peter Pekarik had time and space to nod home Maximilian Mittelstadt's pinpoint cross in the 42nd minute.
Last season's top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the scoring ten minutes later, finishing off a fine team goal by curling home from Willian's assist.
Dortmund broke the deadlock courtesy of two 17-year-old youngsters, as new arrival Jude Bellingham passed into the path of Giovanni Reyna, who drilled the ball right-footed into the far corner in the 35th minute.
The sanitary protocols establish, among other measures, that only those who have a negative test for COVID-19 are allowed to enter the playing field and changing rooms.
Celeste head coach Oscar Tabarez named six uncapped players in the squad: Ronald Araujo, Mauro Arambarri, Nicolas De La Cruz, Diego Rossi, Damian Suarez and Rodrigo Munoz.
Gong Kewei of Hubei competes during the javelin throw of Decathlon on Day 2 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Jia Yuchen)