Elche officially announced that the team signed Málaga defender Cifuentes.
After agreeing to join, Cifuentes and Elche signed a two-year contract, he will follow the team to play in the new season of La Liga.
Cifuentes will celebrate his 30th birthday next month. He has played 18 times for Elche in all competitions.
Cifuentes also played for Girona. He joined Málaga on loan from Elche in the 2016 winter transfer window, after which he officially moved permanently.
Cifuentes was loaned to Girona and Albacete by Málaga. He played 34 times for Málaga in the Second Division last season, scoring 2 goals.