And he is delighted that boss Arsene Wenger is in talks over a new contract following the club's flying start to the season.
He said: "It is important for us to know our manager is staying.
"There are players here who have had ups and downs and he has shown trust - and we are trying to repay that.
"That is very important - the stability of the club and the trust we have in our manager. We have been together for a long time and we know each other - on and off the pitch. It always helps."
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