The Japan national team captain has been sidelined since December 21 after tearing medial ligaments in his right knee but is on the verge of a first team return with der Club.
Nurnberg have two regular season matches remaining in 2013/14 to avoid straight relegation but it appears evident that they will at least be involved in a two-legged relegation playoff against 2.Bundesliga's third-placed side.
With survival a priority, defensive midfielder Hasebe is looking to return to Roger Prinzen's line-up in order to keep the Franconian outfit safe in Germany's top flight.
"I'm really sad not to have been in a position to help the team in recent weeks," former Wolfsburg star Hasebe said.
"Now I'm happy to be back training. I'm about 70 per cent fit, but I want to get back to 100 per cent to help the team beat relegation.
"I'm only thinking about Nürnberg. I want to be here next season."
Nurnberg meets 13th-placed Hannover at home this weekend before travelling to third-placed Schalke on April 10.
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