De Jong is reportedly ready to forego almost £6million in outstanding wages to seal a move to Manchester City this summer.
The Sun says the 25-year-old is still owed those unpaid wages, but add he could waive that figure if he is allowed to leave for the Etihad Stadium in the upcoming transfer window.
The report comes after Barcelona boss Xavi refused to rule out selling de Jong this summer as they continue to come to terms with their dire financial situation, but insisted he remains key to his plans.
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