"Everyone in the Premier League feels pressure to get results," he told Arsenal's official website.
"It is part of being a footballer. We have to take that in our stride because we know we have the characters to deal with it.
"The Swansea result is a good start. But we can't look back, we have to look forward at what we can achieve. That will be important for the run-in. So it is a matter of taking it step by step."
Chelsea are currently occupying the fourth and final Champions League position in the Premier League table.