Aleksandr Chernikov was born in Vyselki and is a product of the FC Krasnodar football academy. He made his professional debut for FC Krasnodar-2 of the Professional Football League (tier 3) in 2018. In September of 2019, Chernikov made his Russian Premier League (tier 1) debut for the main squad of FC Krasnodar.
Aleksandr Chernikov played a total of seven games for Russia’s youth teams. Five of them were at the U19 level and the other two were at the U20 level.
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