"I like the fact that we play together week in, week out," he said after the victory at Steaua Bucharest. "Some teams switch - for example Liverpool - that is OK if they choose that.
"But when Cesc gets the ball I know what he is thinking about. When Ade gets the ball I know what I can do for him. Everybody knows their part.
"We played Saturday and then Tuesday and now Sunday this week. It will be physical and hard [for the same side]. But we think we can win things this way."
He said: "We've had a meals with all the players, wives and girlfriends. We never did that last season but it shows how good team spirit is."