John Terry looks set to line up against Anton Ferdinand tomorrow for the first time since the Chelsea captain was found not guilty of using a racial slur against the QPR defender.
Terry remains subject of a Football Association investigation over the charges, which he denies, while left-back Ashley Cole was a character witness during the trial.
Speculation is rife whether Ferdinand and Terry will shake hands before the kickoff at Loftus Road.
The tradition was abandoned in advance of the previous two encounters between the clubs but the Premier League has no intention of cancelling the pre-match handshakes this time.
The pre-match handshakes before QPR play Chelsea at Loftus Road tomorrow must take place, the Premier League have announced.
Chelsea and England defender John Terry has been cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.
England defender John Terry should not have been taken to court over racism allegations, his team mate Ashley Cole said today.