The well-known and well-respected journalist has claimed that Arsenal have received a new bid for Mari from Hellas Verona.
The Italian outfit want to sign the £49,000-a-week (SalarySport) Spanish central defender on a permanent deal this summer.
Romano has added that Monza are keen on Mari as well, but the Serie A outfit want a loan deal for now.
The Italian journalist has further claimed that the Spaniard will certainly leave Arsenal in the summer transfer window.
Pablo Mari to leave Arsenal