Having told manager Kenny Dalglish he would shake Evra’s hand at Old Trafford, the Suarez then refused, triggering a furious reaction from the Frenchman and subsequent apology from the Uruguay forward.
The pair shook hands at Anfield this season, leading Ferguson to conclude that it will be the football making the headlines this weekend.
"It brings its own agenda in terms of profile and pre-match discussion.
"Last year it was unfortunate with the Suarez behaviour. I think hopefully it is behind both clubs now and we can just look forward to the game."