Ionov with Rostov in 2017
|Full name||Aleksei Sergeyevich Ionov|
|Date of birth||18 February 1989|
|Place of birth||Kingisepp, Russian SFSR|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|–2007||Zenit St. Petersburg|
|2007–2011||Zenit St. Petersburg||46||(3)|
|2016–2017||→ CSKA Moscow (loan)||24||(3)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2019
He started playing football at the age of six. Later he graduated from SCYSSOR Zenit, and started playing for Zenit Reserves in 2007.
He made his senior national team debut on 29 March 2011 in a friendly against Qatar. He played his first competitive national team game in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg on 6 September 2013.
After a two-year break, he was called up for games against Turkey and Czech Republic in September 2018. He scored his first two goals for the national squad on 10 September 2018 in a friendly against the Czech Republic which was played at his club's home stadium, Rostov Arena.
- As of 10 September 2018 (Russia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Ionov goal)
|1.||10 September 2018||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia||Czech Republic||1–0||5–1||Friendly|
- As of 13 May 2018
|FC Zenit Saint Petersburg||2007||Russian Premier League||0||0||1||0||3||2||–||4||2|
|FC Kuban Krasnodar||2011–12||Russian Premier League||7||1||–||–||–||7||1|
|FC Anzhi Makhachkala||2013–14||Russian Premier League||6||0||–||–||–||6||0|
|FC Dynamo Moscow||18||5||0||0||–||–||18||5|
|PFC CSKA Moscow||2016–17||24||3||1||0||3||0||1[b]||0||29||3|
|FC Dynamo Moscow||2017–18||5||0||–||–||–||5||0|
|Total (2 spells)||81||18||4||0||14||4||0||0||99||22|
|FC Rostov||2017–18||Russian Premier League||21||5||1||0||–||–||22||5|
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- "Состав сборной России на Турцию и Чехию" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 27 August 2018.