Having spent the past six months on-loan with Nurnberg, the Greek defender is now set for a new loan next season with VfB.
Sport FM reports Mavropanos has already passed a VfB medical ahead of signing with Bundesliga outfit.
Mavropanos is still under contract with Arsenal until 2023.
VfB sports director Sven Mislintat knows Mavropanos from a time together with the Gunners. It was Mislintat who originally brought the defender to the London giants.