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Arsenal vs Manchester United live stream: How to watch the Premier League from anywhere in the world

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Arsenal vs Manchester United live stream, Saturday 23 April, 12.30pm BST, BT Sport 1 & BT Sport Ultimate

Looking for an Arsenal vs Manchester United live stream? We’ve got you covered with our handy guide.

Arsenal (opens in new tab), fresh from a fine midweek win over Chelsea (opens in new tab), will kick off the weekend looking to put clear daylight between themselves and Manchester United (opens in new tab) – who are somehow still just about in the race for the top four.

United were dismantled by arch-rivals Liverpool (opens in new tab) for the second time this season on Tuesday night, going down 4-0 at Anfield – a result which interim boss Ralf Rangnick described as “embarrassing”.

The Gunners' 4-2 victory Stamford Bridge – which featured an Eddie Nketiah brace – snapped a run of three straight defeats and breathed fresh life into their bid to qualify for the Champions League.

But for United, it is now one win and three losses from five games in all competitions; they need a big reaction at the Emirates, but it’s a mark of their sorry state that no such thing can be expected.

Team news

Mikel Arteta remains without Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey for this clash, but Takehiro Tomiyasu could return to the squad.

As for United, Scott McTominay is fit again – which is just as well considering Paul Pogba was forced off injured in the week. Rangnick may also have Raphael Varane back available, but Luke Shaw, Fred and Edinson Cavani are still sidelined.

Statistically speaking...

This will be United’s fourth Premier League game played on St George’s Day; they have won the other three without conceding a goal. Arsenal won the last St George’s Day meeting between these teams 5-2 back in 1960.

Kick-off is at 12.30pm BST and the game is being shown live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate (opens in new tab) in the UK.

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VPN guide

Use a VPN to watch Premier league football from outside your country

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If you’re out of the country for a round of Premier League fixtures, then annoyingly your domestic on-demand services won’t work – the broadcaster knows where you are because of your IP address (boo!). You'll be blocked from watching it, which is not ideal if you’ve paid up for a subscription and still want to catch the action without resorting to illegal feeds you’ve found on Reddit.

But assistance is on hand. To get around that, all you have to do is get a Virtual Private Network (VPN), assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and t'internet, meaning the service can’t work out where you are and won't automatically block the service you've paid for. All the info going between is entirely encrypted – and that's a result.

There are plenty of good-value options out there, including:

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ExpressVPN including a 30-day, money-back guarantee

FourFourTwo’s brainy office mates TechRadar (opens in new tab) love its super speedy connections, trustworthy security and the fact it works with Android, Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, PS4 and loads more. You also get a money-back guarantee, 24/7 support and it's currently available for a knockdown price. Go get it! 

NordVPN with quality mobile and desktop apps

A cheaper option and almost ExpressVPN's equal when it comes to quality, too. A single subscription covers six connections, so you can use it on mobile, laptop, streaming devices and more, all at the same time.

Surfshark offers a great VPN at a fraction of the price

It's clear to see why Surfshark is top of TechRadar's best cheap VPN table – it combines an excellent product with bargain pricing, starting at £2/$2.50 a month!

UK TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers

UK VPN Premier League live streams

Sky Sports (opens in new tab) and BT Sport (opens in new tab) are the two main players once again, but Amazon (opens in new tab) also have a slice of the pie in 2021/22. 

US TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers

USA VPN Premier League live streams

NBC Sports Group are the Premier League rights holders, with the Peacock Premium (opens in new tab) streaming platform showing even more than the 175 games it aired last season, with other matches split between NBCSN channel, CNBC and the over-the-air NBC broadcast channel. If you pick up a fuboTV subscription (opens in new tab) for the games not on Peacock Premium, you'll be able to watch every game.

Head back to our VPN advice so you can take advantage when you're out of the country. 

Canada TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for Canadian subscribers

Canada VPN Premier League live streams

DAZN (opens in new tab) subscribers can watch every single Premier League game in 2021/22 – and it gets better. After a one-month free trial, you'll only have to pay a rolling $20-a-month fee, or make it an annual subscription of $150.

The broadcaster also has all the rights to Champions League and Europa League games in Canada, too.

Want in while you're out of Canada? Scroll back up and check out the VPN offers above. 

Australia TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for Australian subscribers

Australia VPN Premier League live streams

Optus Sport (opens in new tab) are offering every game of the Premier League season for just $14.99/month for non-subscribers, which you can get via a Fetch TV box (opens in new tab) and other friendly streaming devices.

To take advantage while you're not Down Under, follow the VPN advice towards the top of this page. 

New Zealand TV rights

How to watch a Premier League live stream for New Zealand subscribers

New Zealand VPN Premier League live streams

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Spark Sport (opens in new tab) are serving up all 380 games – plus various highlights and magazine shows throughout the week, as well as the Champions League – for $24.99 a month, after a seven-day free trial. 

It's also available via web browsers, Apple/Android devices, Google Chromecast and some Samsung TVs, and Apple TV and Smart TV compatibility new for this season.

Check out our VPN deals to watch when you’re not in New Zealand.

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Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for The Analyst and When Saturday Comes, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and can also occasionally be found watching Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...