Spyker-Saab talks positive, could go either way

STOCKHOLM, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Dutch car maker Spyker SPYKR.AS said on Tuesday talks on its bid to purchase Swedish auto group Saab were proceeding well and negotiations could "go either way".

Shares in Spyker have skyrocketed on speculation it was close to clinching a deal to buy loss-making Saab from U.S. automaker General Motors [GM.UL].

“Negotiations are ongoing and the spirit is positive, but we are very, very tired,” Spyker chief executive Victor Muller told Reuters while in Stockholm, where he is holding talks.

“It is such a complicated transaction. It’s not for no reason it has taken so long. It is extremely technical,” he said. “It can go either way, but you can rest assured we are doing everything to close the deal.”