Villarreal v Arsenal: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and how to watch the Europa League semi-final on BT Sport

Arsenal come face-to-face with Mikel Arteta's predecessor Unai Emery as the Gunners play Villarreal for a place in the Europa League final

Published: 28 April 2021 - 11.02am

Arsenal will face their former manager Unai Emery after they beat Slavia Prague in the last eight of the Europa League to book a semi-final date with Villarreal.

The Gunners travel to Spain for the first leg against the La Liga outfit before concluding the tie at the Emirates a week later.

Emery spent an underwhelming 18 months at Arsenal as Arsène Wenger’s replacement and is rebuilding his managerial career at Villarreal, with the Spanish club beating Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 to set up a reunion with his former employers.

Will Emery get some semblance of revenge on his former club or will Arsenal prove they were right to entrust their faith in Arteta's long-term vision?

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When is Villarreal v Arsenal

Coverage of the semi-final first leg gets underway at 7pm (8pm KO) on Thursday 29 April, live on BT Sport 3 HD. The return leg in west London will be on Thursday 6 May.

The match is also available to live stream on the BT Sport app or right here on - full details below.

How to watch Villarreal v Arsenal on your mobile or tablet

Watch on the go with the BT Sport app with a link to the live stream available on the homepage when our coverage gets underway.

With the enhanced video player featuring an interactive timeline, multi-camera functionality, 360° live streaming and highlights, the app truly offers the most-immersive viewing experience available.

It's available to download for free on iOS and Android phones and tablets; and offers far more than just live streaming options.

How to live stream Villarreal v Arsenal on your laptop

Villarreal v Arsenal is available to live stream here!

You can follow the link above or access the live stream via when our broadcast begins.

With access to in-game stats, real-time table changes and more, our matchday page will enhance your viewing ever further.

How to watch Villarreal v Arsenal on TV

*BT Sport customers can download the BT Sport app on PS4, Xbox, NOWTV, Apple TV and Samsung Smart TVs (2015 models onwards). To watch the action, follow the link at the top of the homepage.

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What if I can't watch live?

No problem. A highlights package of the clash will be made available to all shortly after the game on both the BT Sport app and We'll also publish in-game clips throughout the 90 minutes.

There will also be several opportunities to watch the match in full on TV and online after the event. For more information on the latest listings, check out our TV Guide.

What live football does BT Sport show?

We're showing every Champions League and Europa League match exclusively live as the two tournaments reach their conclusion.

For full details of BT Sport's upcoming live football schedule, check out our What's on BT Sport page.